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).
Contacts: James Solomon, jim.solomon@mobot.org
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 11 December 2023
Digital Metadata: EML File
Usage Rights: CC BY (Attribution)
Cite this collection:
Missouri Botanical Garden. Occurrence dataset (ID: d4a6331d-c76e-4c90-bc3e-f17a7a9883d5) accessed via the PteridoPortal Portal, /portal, 2024-04-12).
Collection Statistics
  • 316,633 specimen records
  • 221,567 (70%) georeferenced
  • 220,645 (70%) with images (452,237 total images)
  • 271,216 (86%) identified to species
  • 56 families
  • 499 genera
  • 11,825 species
  • 12,623 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Geographic Distribution - Zaire (please use Democratic Republic of the Congo)
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