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Jaffa, Palestine
Collection of Specimens and Drying.
Very few driers were brought with me from California and I find paper astonishingly scarce in Palestine. Drying out of specimens is a serious problem when one is traveling. In Egypt, traveling, and here, traveling, I spread out the sheets contain- ing specimens singly over the floor in my hotel bedroom. The folder is, of course wet. It air-dries and is then gathered up with the rest and put back in press and strapped down - and the process repeated the following day. That is the folder acts both as an enclosing sheet and a drier. This system works after a fashion - but one must not leave the folder lying out too long. There is less danger in this winter climate in Palestine than in the dry California climate. It

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Mar. 22. 1926

was interesting at Jaffa to pick up Polycarpous_ and other plants that are immigrants in California. Dr. Warburg knew the plants very well. He is like a true German Botanist, interested in going into the field. Cont. p. 308

-No. 11,023. Vicia hybrida L.
stems erect; corolla yellow. Jaffa.

Tell-el-Nasbeh - Mar. 28, 1926.

-No. 11,024. Glium tricarne Stockes
Cor. White. Stony hillslope.

-No. 11,025 Istatis aleppica Scop.
Pod 1-seeded

-No. 11,026 Trifolium [clypealum] L.
Calyx with a callous margin or ridge at throat, its tube 10-_nered], its limb 2-lipped with the lower tooth enlarged, green, ovate.

_No. 11,018

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