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Jacques Seligmann & Co. records, 1904-1978, bulk 1913-1974

Creator:
Jacques Seligmann & Co.  Search this
Subject:
Waegen, Rolf Hans  Search this
Glaenzer, Eugene  Search this
de Hauke, César  Search this
Seligmann, Jacques  Search this
Seligmann, René  Search this
Parker, Theresa D.  Search this
Mackay, Clarence Hungerford  Search this
Liechtenstein, House of  Search this
Schiff, Mortimer L.  Search this
Haardt, Georges  Search this
La Fresnaye, Roger de  Search this
Seligman, Germain  Search this
Arenberg  Search this
Seligmann, Arnold  Search this
Trevor, Clyfford  Search this
MM. Jacques Seligmann & fils  Search this
Eugene Glaenzer & Co  Search this
Gersel  Search this
Germain Seligmann & Co  Search this
De Hauke & Co., Inc  Search this
Topic:
Art  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Art, European  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Art treasures in war  Search this
Art galleries, Commercial  Search this
Art, Renaissance  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9936
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212486
AAA_collcode_jacqself
Theme:
The Art Market
Art Gallery Records
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212486
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Bailey Willis Glass Plate Photonegatives Collection

Creator:
Willis, Bailey, 1857-1949  Search this
Names:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Walcott, Charles D. (Charles Doolittle), 1850-1927  Search this
Willis, Bailey, 1857-1949  Search this
Extent:
160 Items (Glass plate photonegatives, Box 1-13, 12.7x20.3 cm, 15.2x25.4 cm)
119 Items (Modern copy prints, Box 14-15, 12x19.5 cm)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Glass negatives, modern copy prints
Place:
Japan
China
Date:
circa 1904
Scope and Contents:
Bailey Willis Glass Plate Photonegatives Collection consists of 160 glass plate photonegatives and 119 modern copy prints mostly of Japanese subjects. Depicting Meiji-era Japan and traditional paintings, the photographs are attributed to the prominent American geologist Bailey Willis, who travelled to Japan in 1904 in his return trip from China to the U.S. From 1903 to 1904, Willis led a scientific expedition to China to conduct geological and paleontological investigations under the auspices of the Carnegie Institution of Washington. The expedition was proposed by Dr. Charles D. Walcott, the Director of the U.S. Geological Survey, who would become the fourth Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution in 1907. After the expedition, the Smithsonian Institution took custody of 375 glass plate photonegatives taken by Willis during his Chinese expedition. The current Willis Collection does not retain Chinese glass plate photonegatives, which appear to be housed in the Huntington Library. Twelve original prints of China are in the Charles Lang Freer Papers, acquired by Freer directly from Willis. The Willis Collection richly documents Japanese local scenes, people, buildings, industries, agriculture, and art. It also contains a small number of Middle Eastern and Western images. These photographs are thought to be taken and/or purchased by Willis during his short stay in Japan in 1904, although there is no direct evidence that Willis was the original photographer of any or all of these. Since there are many views of locations that Willis never visited, it seems likely that the plates were acquired from another photographer.
Arrangement:
Box 1-3 Japanese paintings; Box 4-11 Japanese scenes; Box 12 Middle Eastern scenes, miscellaneous; Box 13 Western scenes, miscellaneous; Box 14 Japanese painting and scenes; Box 15 Japanese scenes
Biographical / Historical:
Bailey Willis was born at his parents' country estate at Idlewild-on-Hudson, near Cornwall, New York in 1857. He was the son of Nathaniel Parker Willis, a poet and journalist, and Cornelia (Grinnell) Willis of the prominent New England Grinnell family. His maternal granduncle, Henry Grinnell, was a benefactor of Arctic expeditions. His mother was instrumental in nurturing young Willis's interest in nature and exploration. After his father's death when Willis was ten years old, his mother, concerned about her son's "tendency to dream ineffectually," decided to train him in the stern disciplines of mathematics and science (Willis, A Yanqui in Patagonia 4). At the age of thirteen, Willis began schooling in Germany, where he received rigorous Prussian education.
Returning to New York in 1874, Willis entered the School of Mines at Columbia University, graduating with degrees in Mining Engineering in 1878 and Civil Engineering in 1879. After graduation Willis worked as an assistant for Raphael Pumpelly, a prominent geologist, by estimating iron and coal resources for the Northern Pacific Railroad. Geological work in the Pacific Northwest convinced Willis to support the preservation of Mount Rainier and its surroundings. The Mount Rainier National Park was established by law in 1899.
In 1882 Willis married his cousin Altona Holstein Grinnell. After her death in 1896, he married Margaret Delight Baker, daughter of anatomist Frank Baker. Margaret assisted Willis as draftsman and secretary.
Willis first earned international recognition as a geologist in the field of structural geology. Following the bankruptcy of the Northern Pacific Railway in 1884, Willis worked on assignments from the United States Geological Survey. While working in the southern Appalachian Mountains, he became interested in what had caused folding and faulting. By using laboratory experiments, Willis investigated the conditions causing the deformation of strata and published his new interpretation of the deformation in the report "The Mechanics of Appalachian Structure" (1893). This study established him as one of the country's leading structural geologists. His later book Geologic Structures (1923) went into three editions.
In addition to geological studies in the United States, Willis actively engaged himself in foreign expeditions throughout his life. From 1903 to1904, Willis led a scientific expedition to China under the auspices of the Carnegie Institution of Washington. With Eliot Blackwelder, an associate geologist, and R. H. Sargent, a topographer, the expedition investigated the geomorphology, stratigraphy, and paleontology of the country. The result of the expedition appeared as Research in China in 1907, which won a gold medal from the Geographic Society of France. Furthermore, in recognition of this work, Willis was awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Berlin in 1910. In the same year the Argentine government invited Willis to conduct a geological survey of Patagonia for the region's irrigation potential.
In 1915, at age 59, Willis accepted a position of Chairman of the Department of Geology at Stanford University, where he remained affiliated as a professor emeritus after his retirement. In California, Willis extended his research to the area of seismology, and served as President of the Seismological Society of America. Believing in the permanence of continents, he held an oppositional view to the continental drift theories. In 1949, Willis died in Palo Alto, California at age 91.
Local Numbers:
FSA A1991.06
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Geology  Search this
Photographs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Glass negatives, Modern copy prints
Citation:
Bailey Willis Glass Plate Photonegatives Collection. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C.
Identifier:
FSA.A1991.06
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-fsa-a1991-06
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Candoia bibroni

Biogeographical Region:
Oceania  Search this
Expedition:
United States Exploring Expedition  Search this
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Pacific Ocean  Search this
Preparation:
Ethanol
Place:
No Further Locality Data, Samoa Islands, Pacific Ocean
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Reptilia, Squamata, Ophidia, Boidae, Boinae
Published Name:
Candoia bibroni
Accession Number:
000000
Other Numbers:
Field Number : 19
USNM Number:
5530
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Amphibians & Reptiles
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Herpetology Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3bbe1ecdd-d779-4a48-9669-244ebd8562c3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_6002435

Umbellapathes sp.

Collector:
Dr. Christopher Kelley  Search this
Expedition:
Musician Seamounts (ROV/Mapping)  Search this
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Pacific Ocean  Search this
Vessel:
Deep Discoverer ROV; Okeanos Explorer R/V  Search this
Depth (m):
1773.49 - 1773.49
Preparation:
Ethanol - 95%
Place:
Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument, Tropic of Cancer Seamount, US EEZ, North of Oahu, Hawaii, United States, North Pacific Ocean
Collection Date:
7 Sep 2017
Common name:
Corals
Published Name:
Umbellapathes sp.
Other Numbers:
Identifier Number : EX1708_20170907T232500_D2_DIVE01_SPEC04GEO_A02
USNM Number:
1467527
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Invertebrate Zoology
Cnidaria
NOAA Collections
Data Source:
NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/39bf0c5ca-c6c4-48b2-86c7-03c70fce8819
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhinvertebratezoology_13803317

Aplidium (Amaroucium) pliciferum

Collector:
United States Fish Commission  Search this
Expedition:
Hawaiian Explorations  Search this
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Pacific Ocean  Search this
Vessel:
Albatross R/V  Search this
Depth (m):
62 - 119
Preparation:
Alcohol (Ethanol)
Place:
Auau Channel, Maui Island, Lahaina, West of, Hawaii, United States, North Pacific Ocean
Collection Date:
12 Apr 1902
Common name:
Tunicates
Published Name:
Aplidium (Amaroucium) pliciferum (Redikorzev, 1927)
USNM Number:
11735
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Invertebrate Zoology
Chordata
Data Source:
NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/318927092-6d22-415f-aac7-b9b5328c547b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhinvertebratezoology_609862

Dasya plumosa Harv. & J. Bailey

Biogeographical Region:
North Pacific Boreale  Search this
Collector:
Collector unknown  Search this
Expedition:
United States Exploring Expedition  Search this
Type Citation:
Harvey, W. H. & Bailey, H. E. 1851. Proceedings of The Boston Society of Natural History. 3: 371.
Type Status:
Syntype
Place:
Puget Sound, Washington, United States, North America
Collection Date:
1841
Taxonomy:
Plantae Rhodophyta Ceramiales Dasyaceae
Published Name:
Dasya plumosa Harv. & J. Bailey
Rhodoptilum plumosum (Harv. & Bail.) Kylin
Barcode:
00418321
USNM Number:
72522
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Botany
Algae
Type Register
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/37d52a0c6-4cd6-4383-9cab-77dcf52046f9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_2155253

Culcita blepharodes Maxon

Biogeographical Region:
60 - Southwestern Pacific  Search this
Collector:
Wilkes Explor. Exped.  Search this
Expedition:
United States Exploring Expedition  Search this
Type Citation:
Maxon, W. R. 1922. J. Wash. Acad. Sci. 12: 459.
Type Status:
Holotype
Place:
Feejee Islands. Lomo-Lomo., Fiji, Pacific Islands
Collection Date:
1838 to 1842
Taxonomy:
Plantae Pteridophyte Cyatheales Culcitaceae
Published Name:
Culcita blepharodes Maxon
Culcita straminea (Labill.) Maxon
Calochlaena dubia (Aiton) M.D. Turner & R.A. White
Barcode:
00134818
Other Numbers:
fiche number : 1046/A05
USNM Number:
1094080
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Type Register
Wilkes Exploring Expedition
Flora of Fiji
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/372570c17-4d81-458d-bf59-ec2b8a559c8e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_2152542

Lomaria melanocaulon Brack. in Wilkes

Biogeographical Region:
42 - Malesia  Search this
Collector:
Wilkes Explor. Exped.  Search this
Expedition:
United States Exploring Expedition  Search this
Type Citation:
Brackenridge, W. D. 1854. U.S. Explor. Exped. 16: 122.
Type Status:
Holotype
Place:
Mt. Mahachan., Philippines, Asia-Tropical
Collection Date:
1838 to 1842
Taxonomy:
Plantae Pteridophyte Polypodiales Blechnaceae
Published Name:
Lomaria melanocaulon Brack. in Wilkes
Blechnum patersonii (Aiton) Mett.
Barcode:
00135466
Other Numbers:
fiche number : 1058/E09
USNM Number:
62659
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Type Register
Wilkes Exploring Expedition
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/34cfe9f53-9424-4321-8114-1980f2158f0d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_2124500

Sersalisia glabra A. Gray

Biogeographical Region:
50 - Australia  Search this
Collector:
Wilkes Explor. Exped.  Search this
Expedition:
United States Exploring Expedition  Search this
Type Citation:
Gray, A. 1862. Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts. 5: 327.
Type Status:
Holotype
Place:
Woolongong., New South Wales, Australia, Australasia
Collection Date:
1838 to 1842
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Ebenales Sapotaceae
Published Name:
Sersalisia glabra A. Gray
Pouteria australis (Aiton) Baehni
Barcode:
00113272
Other Numbers:
fiche number : 0677/C10
USNM Number:
65024
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Type Register
Wilkes Exploring Expedition
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3a696709f-7bad-4472-a4bd-f8e165d1ad7c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_2095799

Isolepis fluitans (L.) Aiton

Biogeographical Region:
27 - Southern Africa  Search this
Collector:
Charles Wright  Search this
Expedition:
North Pacific Exploring Expedition  Search this
Place:
Cape of Good Hope, Simon's Bay., Western Cape, South Africa, Africa
Collection Date:
1853 to 1856
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Cyperales Cyperaceae
Published Name:
Isolepis fluitans (L.) Aiton
Barcode:
01205633
Other Numbers:
Work Unit : 0688
USNM Number:
96875
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
GPI : Historical Collections
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/345f70ad3-68dc-4b76-9109-15cc44bd9c7d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_11116596
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Thamnochortus scariosus Aiton

Biogeographical Region:
27 - Southern Africa  Search this
Collector:
Charles Wright  Search this
Expedition:
North Pacific Exploring Expedition  Search this
Place:
Cape of Good Hope, Simon's Bay., Western Cape, South Africa, Africa
Collection Date:
1853 to 1856
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Restionales Restionaceae
Published Name:
Thamnochortus scariosus Aiton
Barcode:
01205661
Other Numbers:
Work Unit : 0690
USNM Number:
46484
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
GPI : Historical Collections
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/32c0ffb14-2563-4382-8546-b13b2793eadb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_11122284

Leucospermum conocarpum Aiton

Biogeographical Region:
27 - Southern Africa  Search this
Collector:
Charles Wright  Search this
Expedition:
North Pacific Exploring Expedition  Search this
Place:
Western Cape, South Africa, Africa
Collection Date:
1853 to 1856
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Proteales Proteaceae
Published Name:
Leucospermum conocarpum Aiton
Barcode:
01205730
Other Numbers:
Work Unit : 0696
USNM Number:
96905
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
GPI : Historical Collections
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/34403d063-b7c3-4b6b-bbd6-09b6c8de1a28
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_11122847
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Mimetes divaricata Aiton

Biogeographical Region:
27 - Southern Africa  Search this
Collector:
Charles Wright  Search this
Expedition:
North Pacific Exploring Expedition  Search this
Place:
Western Cape, South Africa, Africa
Collection Date:
1853 to 1856
Taxonomy:
Plantae Plantae Dicotyledonae Proteales Proteaceae
Published Name:
Mimetes divaricata Aiton
Barcode:
01205731
Other Numbers:
Work Unit : 0696
USNM Number:
96906
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
GPI : Historical Collections
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3e5623a08-7851-4203-ab1d-4f6f39a54489
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_11122848
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Leucadendron adscendens Aiton

Biogeographical Region:
27 - Southern Africa  Search this
Collector:
Charles Wright  Search this
Expedition:
North Pacific Exploring Expedition  Search this
Place:
Western Cape, South Africa, Africa
Collection Date:
1853 to 1856
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Proteales Proteaceae
Published Name:
Leucadendron adscendens Aiton
Barcode:
01205732
Other Numbers:
Work Unit : 0696
USNM Number:
84345
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
GPI : Historical Collections
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/371211c1f-ed31-484c-bd90-8b15e4a6650d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_11122849
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Leucospermum hypophyllum Aiton

Biogeographical Region:
27 - Southern Africa  Search this
Collector:
Charles Wright  Search this
Expedition:
North Pacific Exploring Expedition  Search this
Place:
Cape of Good Hope, Simon's Bay., Western Cape, South Africa, Africa
Collection Date:
1853 to 1856
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Proteales Proteaceae
Published Name:
Leucospermum hypophyllum Aiton
Barcode:
01150151
Other Numbers:
Work Unit : 0706
USNM Number:
83471
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
GPI : Historical Collections
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3d2356b4b-af7b-4047-a39a-815628d93f2a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_11129291

Serruria burmanni Aiton

Biogeographical Region:
27 - Southern Africa  Search this
Collector:
Charles Wright  Search this
Expedition:
North Pacific Exploring Expedition  Search this
Place:
Cape of Good Hope, Simon's Bay., Western Cape, South Africa, Africa
Collection Date:
1853 to 1856
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Proteales Proteaceae
Published Name:
Serruria burmanni Aiton
Barcode:
01150165
Other Numbers:
Work Unit : 0706
USNM Number:
96891
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
GPI : Historical Collections
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/36506fbdc-cf45-4b48-870c-31c6d579bcad
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_11129318

Serruria burmanni Aiton

Biogeographical Region:
27 - Southern Africa  Search this
Collector:
Charles Wright  Search this
Expedition:
North Pacific Exploring Expedition  Search this
Place:
Cape of Good Hope, Simon's Bay., Western Cape, South Africa, Africa
Collection Date:
1853 to 1856
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Proteales Proteaceae
Published Name:
Serruria burmanni Aiton
Barcode:
01150164
Other Numbers:
Work Unit : 0706
USNM Number:
96890
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Flowering plants and ferns
GPI : Historical Collections
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/30ed9d91f-1bdd-4419-9324-937ed6a608a0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_11129321

Serruria flagellaris Aiton

Biogeographical Region:
27 - Southern Africa  Search this
Collector:
Charles Wright  Search this
Expedition:
North Pacific Exploring Expedition  Search this
Place:
Cape of Good Hope, Simon's Bay., Western Cape, South Africa, Africa
Collection Date:
1853 to 1856
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Proteales Proteaceae
Published Name:
Serruria flagellaris Aiton
Barcode:
01150166
Other Numbers:
Work Unit : 0706
USNM Number:
96892
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
GPI : Historical Collections
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3579c474f-eeeb-40cd-a50a-879e47fb5783
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_11129323

Serruria glaberrima Aiton

Biogeographical Region:
27 - Southern Africa  Search this
Collector:
Charles Wright  Search this
Expedition:
North Pacific Exploring Expedition  Search this
Place:
Cape of Good Hope, Simon's Bay., Western Cape, South Africa, Africa
Collection Date:
1853 to 1856
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Proteales Proteaceae
Published Name:
Serruria glaberrima Aiton
Barcode:
01150167
Other Numbers:
Work Unit : 0706
USNM Number:
96893
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
GPI : Historical Collections
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3352c15c0-5912-4acd-9091-6f6c876f9ce9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_11129335

Serruria glomerata Aiton

Biogeographical Region:
27 - Southern Africa  Search this
Collector:
Charles Wright  Search this
Expedition:
North Pacific Exploring Expedition  Search this
Place:
Cape of Good Hope, Simon's Bay., Western Cape, South Africa, Africa
Collection Date:
1853 to 1856
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Proteales Proteaceae
Published Name:
Serruria glomerata Aiton
Barcode:
01150168
Other Numbers:
Work Unit : 0706
USNM Number:
96894
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
GPI : Historical Collections
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/39b61c4c1-766f-43ee-9edc-02f1589adaeb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_11129340

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