National Geographic Society Brazilian - Venezuelan Boundary Survey, Ernest G. Holt et al, catalogue of plants

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This item consists of a list of plants collected by Ernest G. Holt and W. Gehriger for the National Geographic Society Brazilian-Venezuelan Boundary Survey, 1929-1930. The list is typed and includes collector numbers 1 through 413. The first two pages are a summary that include collector number ranges with corresponding locality, altitude, date, and collector. The following pages are in Spanish and include entries for each collector number. Entries include: collector number, scientific name, family, locality, date, and physical description (plant size, flower color, etc.). Some entries include annotations. Localities include: Ciudad Bolivar, Soledad, Isla del Degredo, Puerto Sanariapo, Boca de Vichada, Rio Orinoco, Mariposa, Ter. Fed. Amazonas, Tamatama, Rio Negro, and others.

Date Range


Start Date

Nov 04, 1929

End Date

Feb 25, 1930

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


  • Venezuela
  • Soledad
  • Orinoco
  • Amazonas
  • Brazil
  • Ciudad Bolívar


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-410

Collection name

Ernest G. Holt Field Notes from the Department of Botany

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

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