New York Botanical Garden Steere Herbarium
(NY)
Catalog #: 3789371
Occurrence ID (GUID): 430d1d2f-f4ec-49bd-a35b-813e28b60847
Taxon: Lagerstroemia indica L.
Family: Lythraceae
Collector: Collector unspecified   s.n.   
Verbatim Date: s.d.
Locality: United States of America, New York, "Hortus Elginensis." [Elgin Botanic Garden, now the location of Rockefeller Center, Manhattan.]
Preparations: sheet
Notes: "Hortus Elginensis." Elgin Garden was one of the first botanical gardens in the United States and the first in New York State, established in 1801 by Dr. David Hosack. It was a medicinal herb garden associated with Columbia University (Columbia College at the time), used by its medical students. The site is where Rockefeller Center stands today.
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Record ID: ed009cf8-36b5-4828-87b9-dfa065dd3d99
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Barbara Thiers, Herbarium Director (bthiers@nybg.org)
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