Plants collected in the island of Porto Rico between June 16 and July 20, 1901, by L. M. Undrwood [sic], O. F. Cook, and R. F. Griggs

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This field book consists of a list of plants collected by Lucien Marcus Underwood with O. F. Cook and R. F. Griggs in Puerto Rico, 1901. Entries list collector number, scientific name, locality, date, and altitude. Collector numbers 1 through 1000 are included. Localities include: Utuado, Lares, Mayaguez, Jugua, Rio Piedras, and others. Some entries include longer descriptions noting habitat, abundance / rarity, and physical characteristics of specimen. Page 1 includes description of annotations. Towards the back of the book is a list of "O. F. Cook's Puerto Rican plants" listing collector numbers 8 to 995 and scientific names. Also included is a list of "un numbered plants which went to NY".

Date Range


Start Date

Jun 16, 1901

End Date

Jul 21, 1901

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


  • Puerto Rico
  • Utuado
  • Lares
  • Mayagüez
  • Río Piedras


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-421

Collection name

Lucien Marcus Underwood Field Notes from the Department of Botany

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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