Economic Botany

, Volume 21, Issue 3, pp 243–272 | Cite as

Ifugao ethnobotany 1905–4965: The 1911 Beyer-Merrill report in perspective

  • Iiaeold C. Conklin


Botanically, ethnobotanically, and linguistically, the Beyer-Merrill report is a rich source of well documented and, for the time it was written, unusually precise observations. By rearrangement and alternative expression of these data, I have attempted various types of interpretive analysis with a view to improving both our knowledge of Ifugao folk botany and our understanding of general ethnobotanical field problems.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Iiaeold C. Conklin
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of AnthropologyYale UniversityNew Haven

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