Swallen, field book, 10800 - 11500, 12

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This field book consists of a list of plants collected by Swallen in Honduras, Florida, and South Africa, from 1951 to 1954. Collector numbers 10800 through 11500 are included. Entries list: collector number, scientific name, locality notes. Occasionally, physical characteristics are noted. The field book also includes lists of weeds, cultivated plants. The majority of collections were made in Honduras. Localities in Honduras include: Rio Choluteca, Mt. Uyuca, San Antonio, El Jicarito, Las Casitas, and Paraiso. Localities in Florida include Big Pine Key.

Date Range


Start Date

Sep 30, 1951

End Date

Sep 12, 1954

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
  • Botany


  • United States
  • Villa de San Antonio
  • Paraíso
  • Honduras
  • South Africa
  • Big Pine Key
  • Florida


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-411

Collection name

Jason Richard Swallen Field Notes from the Department of Botany

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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