Thomas R. Soderstrom, field notes, 2597 - 2608, India, 1978, book no 37

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This field book consists of a list of plants (mostly bamboo) collected by T. R. Soderstrom in India, China, South Africa, Brazil, and Puerto Rico, from 1978 to 1981. Collector numbers 2597 through 2608 are included. Entries include: collector number, scientific name, locality, date, elevation, physical description, habitat, abundance / rarity, and other observations. Entries are long and descriptive. Several sketches are included throughout. Localities in India include: Meghalaya, Uttar Pradesh. Localities in China include: Guangzhou, Guangdong Province (China); Drakensberg (South Africa); Mun. Nova Friburgo (Brazil); Rio de Janeiro (Brazil); and Mayaguez (Puerto Rico). Lists of photographs are included in the back of the book.

Date Range


Start Date

Nov 15, 1978

End Date

Dec 31, 1980

Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Department of Botany at 202-633-0920 to make an appointment.


  • Plants
  • Bamboo
  • Botany


  • Puerto Rico
  • China
  • Brazil
  • South Africa
  • Rio de Janeiro
  • Canton
  • Mayagüez
  • India


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Sketches

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-404

Collection name

Thomas R. Soderstrom Field Notes from the Department of Botany

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Main Library


Box 6