1979, Mexico, Yucatan Pen, Misc, 79000 - 79051, 1980, Mexico, 80001

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This field book includes the notes of Robert W. Read from collecting trips to the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico, in 1979 and 1980. The field notes consist of: entries for specimens collected, trip expenses, travel information, and general notes. Collector numbers 79000 through 80017 are included. Some specimen labels can be found throughout. Towards the back of the book is a list of orchids collected, numbered 1 through 136. Includes a postcard sent from Mexico, depicting beach and swimmers.

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  • Palms
  • Orchids
  • Plants
  • Botany


  • Yucatán, Península de
  • Mexico


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Postcards

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-356

Collection name

Robert W. Read Field Books from the Department of Botany

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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