University of Florida Herbarium (FLAS)

The University of Florida Herbarium is a unit of the Department of Natural History of the Florida Museum of Natural History. The herbarium is affiliated with the UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Florida Cooperative Extension Service and the Department of Plant Pathology. The FLAS acronym is the standard international abbreviation for the University of Florida Herbarium. It is derived from the herbarium's early association with the Florida Agricultural Experiment Station.
Contacts: Kent D. Perkins (
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 16 May 2019
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Digital Metadata: EML File
Usage Rights: CC BY (Attribution)
Rights Holder: University of Florida Herbarium (FLAS), Florida Museum of Natural History
Collection Statistics
  • 7,150 specimen records
  • 1,297 (18%) georeferenced
  • 5,911 (83%) with images
  • 6,474 (91%) identified to species
  • 39 families
  • 129 genera
  • 526 species
  • 549 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics