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Silverbushes - complete

More euphorbs, or spurges! In this set, we find many Argythamnia, the silverbushes. This species can be found in Mexico, the West Indies and southwest United States.

Please contact Sylvia Orli, Department of Botany, or tweet us at @sylviaorli @TranscribeSI for any questions or comments about the transcriptions.

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500 Total Pages 41 Contributing Members

Stillingia and Mabea

Join us in transcribing the Euphorbiaceae, or Spurge, family, an extensive flowering family. In this group, we find plants from the genera Stillingia and Mabea, genera native to the New World, mostly in Central and South America.

Please contact Sylvia Orli, Department of Botany, or tweet us at @sylviaorli @TranscribeSI for any questions or comments about the transcriptions.

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Sweden: Precise Localities Set 1

Calling all Swedes and Suecophiles! In this special Swedish label project, we are looking for help from our Swedish-speaking and writing volunpeers. Our Botany staff had trouble deciphering the precise location of these collections, and we need your help. Can you transcribe the locations where these plants were found? For any questions on this project, please contact non-Swedish speaking Sylvia Orli at orlis@si.edu.

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The Bombacaceae Family - complete

Please join us in transcribing the Bombacaceae plant family. The Bombacaceae is the family of many fascinating and economically important plants, including the durian, balsa, kapok and baobob. Here are some interesting facts: Durian is known for its large size, strong odor and thorn covered husk, and considered by many as the "king of fruits". The baobob flowers also emit a strong smell, that of carrion, and attract bats that pollinate the flowers. Kapok is a gigantic tree of the tropical forest canopy and the mass of silky fibers from the fruit can be used to fill mattresses. Lastly, balsa, with its soft lightweight wood, is used in the blades of wind turbines. Contact Sylvia Orli, Department of Botany NMNH, for any questions on this project.

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The Tiliaceae Family - complete

Come help us create digital records for the United States National Herbarium (US)! Please join us in our effort to transcribe the US Specimens of the Tiliaceae Family. The Tiliaceae is not recognized by the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group II (APG II) system, but the US Herbarium still divides this group as a distinct family. The Tiliaceae are trees, shrubs, or rarely herbs comprising about 50 genera and 450 species. The group also known by the more popular moniker, the Basswood or Lindens. Please contact Sylvia Orli, Department of Botany, for any questions or comments about the transcriptions.

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Where in the World Is - Set 13

Come help us improve our digital records for the United States National Herbarium (US)! Please join us in our effort to transcribe the locality information for our difficult to decipher US Specimens. The records in this project are special cases in which the locality information requires some detective work. We'd like to ask for your help in digging a little deeper to find the Country and Territory/State/Province for each of these specimens sheets labels; see special instructions and examples here . Please contact Sylvia Orli, Department of Botany, for any questions or comments about the transcriptions. Note: Do not erase notes from other volunteers or staff; rather, leave existing comments and add your own.

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Where in the World Is - Set 14

Come help us improve our digital records for the United States National Herbarium (US)! Please join us in our effort to transcribe the locality information for our difficult to decipher US Specimens. The records in this project are special cases in which the locality information requires some detective work. We'd like to ask for your help in digging a little deeper to find the Country and Territory/State/Province for each of these specimens sheets labels; see special instructions and examples here . Please contact Sylvia Orli, Department of Botany, for any questions or comments about the transcriptions. Note: Do not erase notes from other volunteers or staff; rather, leave existing comments and add your own.

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Where in the World Is - Set 15

Come help us improve our digital records for the United States National Herbarium (US)! Please join us in our effort to transcribe the locality information for our difficult to decipher US Specimens. The records in this project are special cases in which the locality information requires some detective work. We'd like to ask for your help in digging a little deeper to find the Country and Territory/State/Province for each of these specimens sheets labels; see special instructions and examples here . Please contact Sylvia Orli, Department of Botany, for any questions or comments about the transcriptions. Note: Do not erase notes from other volunteers or staff; rather, leave existing comments and add your own.

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533 Total Pages 101 Contributing Members

Where in the World Is - Set 16

Come help us improve our digital records for the United States National Herbarium (US)! Please join us in our effort to transcribe the locality information for our difficult to decipher US Specimens. The records in this project are special cases in which the locality information requires some detective work. We'd like to ask for your help in digging a little deeper to find the Country and Territory/State/Province for each of these specimens sheets labels; see special instructions and examples here . Please contact Sylvia Orli, Department of Botany, for any questions or comments about the transcriptions. Note: Do not erase notes from other volunteers or staff; rather, leave existing comments and add your own.

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Where in the World is (Set 7)

Come help us improve our digital records for the United States National Herbarium (US)! Please join us in our effort to transcribe the locality information for our difficult to decipher US Specimens. The records in this project are special cases in which the locality information requires some detective work. We'd like to ask for your help in digging a little deeper to find the Country and Territory/State/Province for each of these specimens sheets labels; see special instructions and examples here . Please contact Sylvia Orli, Department of Botany, for any questions or comments about the transcriptions. Note: Do not erase notes from other volunteers or staff; rather, leave existing comments and add your own.

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