Rock field book no. 10000-11919

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Abstract

The field book documents Joseph Rock's botanical collecting efforts in China from June 1923-March 1924. The book is comprised of a list of floral, grass, shrub and tree specimens numbered 10000-11745. Entries typically list genus but not species. Location is described by nearby place name and elevation in feet. The specimen is described by height,and color. Specimens of unknown genus are described as monocot, dicot, and composite. The book is arranged chronologically by month.

Date Range

1923-1924

Start Date

May 31, 1923

End Date

Feb 29, 1924

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.

Topic

  • Botany
  • Plants
  • Botanists

Place

China

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 11-094

Collection name

Joseph Francis Rock, field notes, 1920-1929

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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