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Creator

Standley, Paul Carpenter, 1884-1963

Alternate Title

Standley, field notes, Honduras, undated

Abstract

This field books consists of the narrative field notes of P. C. Standley, on plants in the Lancetilla and Siguatepeque area of Honduras. No dates are indicated in the book. Standley lists specimen scientific names with brief notes on where the plant is found, abundance / rarity, and physical features (color, size, etc.). Some entries include the local names of the plants, and local medicinal uses as well. No collector numbers are included; it is unknown if the specimens were collected.

Date Range

1928-1935

Start Date

1928

End Date

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.

Topic

  • Plants
  • Botany

Place

  • Lancetilla
  • Honduras
  • Siguatepeque

Form/Genre

  • 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