Richard Spruce Collection


About the specimen detail page


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Geographical variables

Pol. Div. 1 , Pol. Div. 2 , Pol. Div. 3: Refer to 'political division'. These variables are assigned by us based on modern political boundaries. Spruce's notes (label and notebook) show contemporary locations.

Locality: Spruce's label notes sometimes contain information about the geographic location where the specimen was collected. The notebook entry for that number may also contain more detailed location information.

Min. altitude: Minimum altitude - in metres
Max. altitude: Maximum altitude - in metres


Determination history

This section shows you all the determinations for this specimen as recorded on the specimen sheet. Where there is no date the newest determination is the bottom one in the list.

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