Missouri Botanical Garden (MO-MO)

The Missouri Botanical Garden’s Herbarium is one of the world’s outstanding research resources for specimens and information on bryophytes and vascular plants. The collection is limited to these two major groups of plants. As of 31 December 2020 the herbarium collection had 6.93 million mounted specimens (6.33 million vascular plants and 598,000 bryophytes). This specimen dataset includes over 4.7 million records (4.3 million vascular plants and 380,000 bryophytes).

Curator and Director of the Herbarium: Jordan Teisher, jteisher@mobot.org
Programmer Analyst: Heather Stimmel, heather.stimmel@mobot.org
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 13 November 2023
IPT / DwC-A Source:
Digital Metadata: EML File
Usage Rights: CC BY (Attribution)
Collection Statistics
  • 138,317 specimen records
  • 63,775 (46%) georeferenced
  • 59,860 (43%) with images (209,295 total images)
  • 30 (0.02%) identified to species
  • 484 families
  • 7 genera
  • 2 species
  • 10 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
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