Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium (ASU-Plants)

The Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium is the second largest in the Arid Southwest with over 310,000 specimens. Our collection of Cactaceae is one of the best in the world, being particularly rich in cytological vouchers. ASU Type Specimens:
Contacts: Elizabeth Makings,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 1 February 2024
Digital Metadata: EML File
Cite this collection:
Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium. Occurrence dataset (ID: 3febd6b6-8fb3-4d03-b523-b6287a48e666) accessed via the PteridoPortal Portal, /portal, 2024-02-27).
Collection Statistics
  • 7,031 specimen records
  • 5,109 (73%) georeferenced
  • 6,421 (91%) with images (7,228 total images)
  • 6,783 (96%) identified to species
  • 41 families
  • 124 genera
  • 770 species
  • 891 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Geographic Distribution
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