Hall, Jefferson, field book, Cameroon, 1992, 93-1 to 93-32

Close
Usage Conditions Apply
The Smithsonian Institution Archives welcomes personal and educational use of its collections unless otherwise noted. For commercial uses, please contact photos@si.edu.
Print

Narrow Your Results

Reset

Filter Your Results

Smithsonian Secretaries Information

Close Browse records and papers of the Smithsonian Secretaries, from 1846 until today. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by individuals who have held that office.

Expeditions Information

Close Browse records and papers documenting scientific and collecting expeditions either affiliated with the Smithsonian, or with which Smithsonian researchers participated. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by geographic regions predominantly represented in expedition records.

Professional Societies Information

Close Browse records of professional societies closely associated with the Smithsonian, that focus on areas of scientific research and museum studies. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by major topics and disciplines.
 

Abstract

The volume documents botanical collecting managed by Jefferson Hall in south east Cameroon during January 1993. Specimens were collected by Bruce Kahn. Information is recorded on pre-printed pages that list a combination of plant name (scientific), vernacular name, locality, habitat (e.g. secondary brush forest off of old logging road - located in shade), description of plant characteristics (e.g. small herb to 15 cm, capsules arranged in lax thyrses), frequency (e.g. occasional), collector name, date, and specimen number (93-1 to 93-32). Localities were in East [Est] province, dept. of Boumba-Ngoko.

Date Range

1993

Start Date

Jan 01, 1993

End Date

Jan 30, 1993

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

  • Ethnobotany
  • Plants
  • Botany

Place

  • Cameroon
  • Est

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 17-023

Collection name

National Museum of Natural History, Department of Botany, Curatorial Records, 1992-1993

Physical Description

1 field books

Physical Location

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