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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
Institution CodeFlas
Catalog Number176203
Collected ByWalter S. Judd
Date Collected1984-05-09


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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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Scientific NameCyathea harrisii
Specific Epithetharrisii
Scientific Name AuthorsUnderw. ex Maxon
Nomenclatural CodeICN
Previous Identifications[Orig. id.:] Cyathea harrisii Baker [Det.:] W.S. Judd
Catalog Number176203
PreparationsPreserved herbarium specimen
Reproductive Conditionfertile
Institution CodeFLAS
Occurrence ID43113732-7aac-4f68-bac2-4385c346a412
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByWalter S. Judd
Collector Number4252
Date Collected1984-05-09
Verbatim Date Collected9 May 1984
Collection Remarks[Label note:] Voucher-floristic study of Haitian national parks.
Country CodeHT
State / ProvinceOuest
Continentnorth america
Verbatim LocalityHaiti: Ouest. Massif de la Selle; Parc National Morne la Visite, ca. 22 km S of Port-au-Prince; ravine of the Riviere Blanche, where crossed by road from Park Headquarters (& Seguin) northward to Furcy, ca. 1800 m alt. Pinus occidentalis forest w/ Agave, Senecio, Weinmannia, Persea, Myrsine, Meliosma, Garrya, Rhytidophyllum, Baccharis, Myrica, Ilex, Eupatorium, Oreopanax. Tree fern--trunk ca. 3 m tall; on ravine slopes; rare. NOTE: one foot removed from leaf before pressing.
dwc:informationWithheldlocation information not given for endangered species
dcterms:rightsHolderUniversity of Florida
dwc:institutionIDUniversity of Florida Herbarium
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