University of Colorado Museum of Natural History Herbarium Collections

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University of Colorado Museum of Natural History Herbarium Bryophyte Collection

The University of Colorado Bryophyte Database represents a snapshot of the one being served through the Consortium of North American Bryophyte Herbaria Portal. (http://bryophyteportal.org/portal/collections/misc/collprofiles.php?collid=23). This database may not be as up to date as the one housed at the Consortium of North American Bryophyte Herbaria Portal.
Contact: J Ryan Allen (james.r.allen@colorado.edu)

University of Colorado Museum of Natural History Herbarium Lichen Collection

The University of Colorado Lichen Database represents a snapshot of the one being served through the Consortium of North American Lichen Herbaria Portal. (http://lichenportal.org/portal/collections/misc/collprofiles.php?collid=41) This database may not be as up to date as the one housed at the Consortium of North American Lichen Herbaria Portal.
Contact: J Ryan Allen (james.r.allen@colorado.edu)


COLO-V

University of Colorado Museum of Natural History Herbarium Vascular Plant Collection

Herbarium COLO is the Botany Section of the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History on the Boulder campus. The Herbarium is available to anyone with an interest in botany. Users include faculty and students, visiting scholars, private consultants, local naturalists, and botanists from a variety of public and private agencies.

Collection Specimens Transcribed Specimens Skeletal Records Images Verified Georeferences
Vascular Plants 320,000 106,927 83,830 189,646 76,556
Lichens 97,000 49,659 491 50,150 0
Bryophytes 118,000 52,158 11,120 63,278 0

Collection strengths:

Colorado, Southern Rocky Mountains and Western North American vascular plants and cryptogams, worldwide arctic and alpine, Appalachia, Galapagos Lichens, Australia, New Guinea, Altai, Mexico and the Seville Flowers Bryophyte Collection.

Digitization:

Digitization efforts have been focused on North American vascular plants, lichens and bryophytes with an emphasis on Colorado specimens. All Colorado vascular and cryptogam specimens have been imaged and entered into the database. Images for North American vascular plants are captured for 18 families under the Tri-Trophic TCN. North American lichen packets have been imaged and transcribed http://lichenportal.org/portal. All North American bryophyte packets have been imaged and all Colorado specimens have been transcribed and are available at http://bryophyteportal.org/portal. 140,000 vascular plant specimens and 55,000 bryophytes and 47,000 lichens from outside of North America have not been digitized.

Contact: J Ryan Allen (james.r.allen@colorado.edu)