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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
Institution CodeFlas
Catalog Number220283
Collected BySamuel F. Brockington
Date Collected2003-10-25

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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 NameThalia geniculata
Specific Epithetgeniculata
Scientific Name AuthorsL.
Nomenclatural CodeICN
Previous Identifications[Orig. id.:] Thalia geniculata L. [Det.:] Samuel F. Brockington [Det. date:] 29 October 2003
Catalog Number220283
PreparationsPreserved herbarium specimen
Reproductive Conditionflowering
Institution CodeFLAS
Occurrence ID9a6a56af-9a15-4ee9-94d3-253773cf6753
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected BySamuel F. Brockington
Collector Number429
Date Collected2003-10-25
Verbatim Date Collected25 October 2003
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceFlorida
Continentnorth america
Verbatim LocalityUnited States: Florida: Collier County. 7 km east on 846 from junction with 951. Ruderal roadside habit surrounded by swamp. Large herb to height 2 m, large leaves and inflorscences bearing pink and purple flowers. Lat. 26°18.275'N Long. 081°35.689'W.
dwc:informationWithheldlocation information not given for endangered species
dcterms:rightsHolderUniversity of Florida
dwc:institutionIDUniversity of Florida Herbarium
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