Duke University Herbarium - Bryophytes (DUKE-Bryophytes)

The L. E. Anderson Bryophyte Herbarium includes approximately 260,000 specimens, of which some 220,000 are mosses. With about 50,000 moss collections from the southeastern United States, the DUKE collection is one of, if not the most important, resource for documenting the southeastern moss flora. Important collections of bryophytes include those of L.E. Anderson, H.L. Blomquist, M. Crosby, A.J. Grout, B.D. Mishler, W.B. Schofield, R. Schuster, A.J. Shaw, 48 bryophyte exsiccatae collections, and over 900 bryophyte type specimens.

Curator of Bryophytes: Jonathan Shaw, shaw@duke.edu
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 7 November 2023
IPT / DwC-A Source:
DUKEbryo-DwC-import-2023
Digital Metadata: EML File
Rights Holder: Duke University Herbarium
Cite this collection:
Duke University Herbarium - Bryophytes. Occurrence dataset (ID: 8543ed92-d0b2-418f-9d7c-d8d22b91e4ca) accessed via the New Brunswick Museum Collections Portal, /portal, 2024-07-20).
Collection Statistics
  • 1,120 specimen records
  • 884 (79%) georeferenced
  • 3 (0.27%) with images (5 total images)
  • 1,113 (99%) identified to species
  • 51 families
  • 116 genera
  • 242 species
  • 249 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
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