El Salvador

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The title page of this book reads "El Salvador" but collections are from Honduras and the United States. This field book consists of a list of plant specimens collected by P. C. Standley in Honduras and the United States (including Indiana, Illinois, and Wisconsin), 1928 to 1935. Collector numbers 55822 through 57507 are included. Entries list collector number, scientific name or common name, locality, and date. Some entries include collection note (on tree, on log, etc.), physical description of specimen (size, color, etc.). Localities include: Siguatepeque (Honduras), El Achiote (Honduras), Lancetilla (Honduras), Tela (Honduras), Port Chester (Indiana), Warsaw (Indiana), Chicago (Illinois), Milton (Wisconsin), and others. Some specimens were collected by Standley with Marbride, and with Doubleday.

Date Range


Start Date

Feb 14, 1928

End Date

Jun 13, 1935

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


  • Tela
  • Lancetilla
  • Indiana
  • United States
  • Chicago
  • Illinois
  • Honduras
  • El Achiote
  • Wisconsin
  • Siguatepeque


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-406

Collection name

Paul Carpenter Standley Field Notes from the Department of Botany

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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