Missouri Botanical Garden (MO)

The Missouri Botanical Garden’s Herbarium is one of the world’s outstanding research resources for specimens and information on bryophytes and vascular plants. The collection is limited to these two major groups of plants. As of 31 December 2015 the collection had 6.66 million specimens (6.1 million vascular plants and 563,000 bryophytes). This specimen dataset includes over 4.4 million records (4.0 million vascular plants and 300,000 bryophytes).
Contact: James Solomon (jim.solomon@mobot.org)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 21 November 2018
IPT / DwC-A Source:
Digital Metadata: EML File
Usage Rights: CC BY (Attribution)
Collection Statistics
  • 210,561 specimen records
  • 163,243 (78%) georeferenced
  • 48 families
  • 356 genera
  • 5,091 species
Extra Statistics