T. R. Soderstrom, collecting book, no 2663 - 2670, Madagascar, Nov 1985, book no 42

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This field book includes the field notes of T. R. Soderstrom from a collecting trip to Puerto Rico and Madagascar in November 1985. Contents consist of general travel notes and specimen entries, primarily pertaining to bamboo collected. Collector numbers 2663 through 2670 are included. Specimen entries include: collector number, scientific name, date, physical description of plant, and habitat description. Localities in Madagascar include: Diego Suarez (Antsirana), Anivorano, Tulear (Toliara). Sketches are included throughout the book. A specimen label and a small specimen fragment have been inserted into the book.

Date Range


Start Date

Oct 31, 1985

End Date

Oct 31, 1985

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


  • Toliara
  • Antsirana
  • Puerto Rico
  • Anivorano
  • Madagascar


  • 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 7