C. Seifos, 9114717

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This field book was kept by someone other than Soderstrom, possibly C. Seifos (?), in Venezuela and Washington, District of Columbia, in 1979. Field notes are on bamboo. Entries are narrative and include descriptions of landscape and vegetation observed, photograph lists, daily activities, notes on bamboo in commerce and industry. Some entries include detailed physical descriptions of specimens including descriptions of culms and branching. Localities in Venezuela include: Carabobo, Turen, Piritu. Plants collected in District of Columbia were collected at T. R. Soderstrom's residence in Washington.

Date Range


Start Date

Mar 13, 1979

End Date

May 30, 1979

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


  • Venezuela
  • Píritu
  • District of Columbia
  • United States
  • Colonia Turén
  • Carabobo


  • 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 8