California Academy of Sciences Botany Collection, San Francisco (CAS-Botany)

The herbarium of the California Academy of Sciences is the largest collection of vascular plants in the western U.S. It is the sixth largest collection in the United States. The Academy collection includes approximately 2 million plant specimens. More than 95% of the specimens are vascular seed plants; the remainder are ferns and a growing collection of bryophytes. There are almost 12,000 types (holotypes, isotypes, syntypes, lectotypes, and neotypes) housed separately from the general collection.
Interim Collections Manager, Botany: Emily Magnaghi, emagnaghi@calacademy.org
Curatorial Assistant/Programmer: Jon Fong, jfong@calacademy.org
Tipo de Colección: Preserved Specimens
Administración: Instantánea de datos de un base de datos local
última Actualización: 24 February 2021
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Metadata Digital: EML File
Derechos de Uso: CC0 1.0 (Public-domain)
Estadísticas de Colección
  • 4,989 registros de especímenes
  • 2,549 (51%) georeferenciado
  • 170 (3%) con imágenes (186 imágenes en total)
  • 4,456 (89%) identificado a las especies
  • 50 familias
  • 163 géneros
  • 743 especies
  • 743 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Estadísticas Extras