Herbario Virtual Austral Americano Collections

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Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium

Contact: Leslie Landrum (les.landrum@asu.edu)


Berberis Research Database - compiled by L. R. Landrum

Specimens of Berberis examined for the Flora of Chile project
Contact: Leslie R. Landrum (les.landrum@asu.edu)

Charles Darwin Research Station Herbarium

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Farlow Herbarium - Harvard

The Farlow Herbarium houses nearly 1,400,000 specimens of lichenized and non-lichenized fungi, bryophytes, and algae. The collections are world-wide in scope; particular strengths are in bound, indexed exsiccatae, bryophytes and fungi from Asia, entomogenous fungi, Antarctic lichens, and special "authors" herbaria which contain many type specimens.
Contact: huh-requests@oeb.harvard.edu (huh-requests@oeb.harvard.edu)


Field Museum of Natural History

Additional electronic access to F database is available at: http://emuweb.fieldmuseum.org/botany/Query.php. Specialty: Phanerogams worldwide with emphasis on tropical and North America, especially rich in collections from Mexico, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, and Peru; pteridophytes worldwide with emphasis on Guatemala, Costa Rica, Ecuador, and Peru; bryophytes worldwide; mosses of North America, Central America, Andean South America, and Australasia; hepatics of north temperate, South America, and south temperate; all groups of fungi, especially basidiomycetes with emphasis on New World and lichenized fungi of north temperate and Central America; algae worldwide, especially Cyanobacteria; economic botany.
Contact: Christine Niezgoda (cniezgoda@fieldmuseum.org)


General Observation and Personal Collections

Contact: Neotropical Admin (egbot@asu.edu)
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Herbario Virtual Austral Americano General Observations

Contact: Leslie Landrum (les.landrum@asu.edu)


Instituto Alexander von Humboldt

Specialty: National parks. Date Founded: 1984.
Contact: Humberto Mendoza Cifuentes, Director and Cura (hmendoza@humboldt.org.co)

Lysipomia (Campanulaceae) Research Database – compiled by T. J. Ayers

Specimens of Lysipomia examined for a comprehensive monograph of the genus
Contact: Tina Ayers (tina.ayers@nau.edu)


Missouri Botanical Garden

Contact: James Solomon (jim.solomon@mobot.org)


Museo Nacional de Costa Rica

Specialty: Costa Rica, Mesoamerica, and neotropics; tropical ferns; tropical fungi.
Date Founded: 1887.
Contact: Armando Estrada, Director, (museohn@racsa.co.cr)


Myrtaceae Research Database - compiled by L.R. Landrum

Contact: Les Landrum (les.landrum@asu.edu)


New York Botanical Garden

Contact: Thiers, Barbara (bthiers@nybg.org)

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

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Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute

Contact: Mireya D. Correa A. (corream@si.edu)


STRI Observations

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United States National Herbarium

The United States National Herbarium was founded in 1848, when the first collections were accessioned from the United States Exploring Expedition (50,000 specimens of 10,000 species). Current holdings total 5 million specimens, making this collection among the ten largest in the world representing about 8% of the plant collection resources of the United States. The herbarium is especially rich in type specimens (@110,000).
Contact: Rusty Russell, Collections Manager (russellr@si.edu)


Universidad de La Serena

Specialty: Northern Chile; vascular plants.
Date Founded: 1988.
Contact: Francisco Squeo, Director of the Herbarium (f_squeo@userena.cl)