Scientists at the Canal Zone Biological Area

ID: SIA2011-0102

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1936

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 50, Box 33, Folder: Flora

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Summary

A group of scientists at the Canal Zone Biological Area, Barro Colorado Island, Panama, pose in front of Bombacopsis fendleni or "spiny cedar." Some are holding pieces of scientific equipment. The tree usually grows with a massive trunk. On the back of the image are the words "cedro espinosa," which means spiny cedar.

Author

Unknown

Subject

Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 50, Box 33, Folder: Flora

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1936

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Trees
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Scientific apparatus and instruments
  • Botany
  • Flora and fauna
  • Scientists
  • Plants
  • Research

Place

  • Barro Colorado
  • Barro Colorado Nature Monument (Panama)
  • Panama
  • Colon
  • Isla Barro Colorado
  • Barro Colorado Island (Panama)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

SIA2011-0102

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Sepia; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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