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ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
Institution CodeFlas
Catalog Number31981
Collected ByR. & E. West
Date Collected1940-04-14

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The University of Florida Herbarium (FLAS) in the Florida Museum of Natural History was established in 1891 by Peter H. Rolfs. Current holdings comprise approximately 460,000 botanical specimens including many historical specimens dating from the 1800's and early 1900's. The vascular plant collection (ca. 267,000 specimens) has an excellent representation of the flora of Florida and the southeastern United States, large holdings from the West Indies (esp. Haiti) and other Neotropical areas. The bryophyte and lichen collections (ca. 120,000 specimens) are worldwide in scope with an excellent representation of species from Florida and tropical areas such as Costa Rica, Venezuela and Brazil. The wood collection (16,000 samples) is worldwide in scope with a excellent representation of tropical woods. The algal collection includes ca. 2,000 specimens, mainly from Florida. The Fungal Herbarium contains ca. 55,000 specimens. The herbarium's collection catalog includes ca. 70,000 specimens, mainly vascular plants, including ca. 1,000 type specimens. Digital images are available for approximately 40,000 specimens. Support for the UF herbarium's computerization effort is provided by the Florida Museum of Natural History, UF / Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, United States Department of Agriculture (Hatch Project FLAS-HRB-04170), UF Libraries Digital Library Center, Florida Center for Library Automation, the Florida Museum Associates and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.


Name Kent D. Perkins
RoleHerbarium Collection Manager
Name Kent D. Perkins
RoleHerbarium Collection Manager
Name Kent D. Perkins
RoleHerbarium Collection Manager
Name Kent D. Perkins
RoleHerbarium Collection Manager


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342f1e68-a724-4177-acab-b2732c18538c. 31981. University of Florida Herbarium (FLAS). . http://portal.idigbio.org/portal/recordsets/781fd581-7b93-471e-a025-413e4bcd8491. Accessed on December 17, 2018.
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Scientific NameAmsonia ciliata
Specific Epithetciliata
Scientific Name AuthorsWalter
Nomenclatural CodeICN
Previous Identifications[Ann.:] Amsonia ciliata Walt. [Det.:] Justin Williams [Det. date:] 1992 [Det. inst.:] University of Texas Herbarium (LL, TEX) ; [Orig. id.:] Amsonia ciliata Walt. [Det.:] Erdman West
Catalog Number31981
PreparationsPreserved herbarium specimen
Reproductive Conditionflowering
Institution CodeFLAS
Occurrence ID342f1e68-a724-4177-acab-b2732c18538c
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByR. & E. West
Date Collected1940-04-14
Verbatim Date Collected14 Apr. 1940
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceFlorida
Continentnorth america
Verbatim LocalityUnited States: Florida: Levy County. Dry turkey oak woods, Watermelon Pond in northeast corner of Levy Co.
dwc:informationWithheldlocation information not given for endangered species
dcterms:rightsHolderUniversity of Florida
dwc:institutionIDUniversity of Florida Herbarium
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