University of Tennessee Bryophyte Herbarium (TENN)

The collection houses over 183,000 filed specimens from throughout the World with a strong emphasis on North America, specifically the Pacific Northwest, Alaska, and the southeast US; Mexico; and Asia. As a result of extensive collecting by A. J. Sharp and colleagues, the collection is especially strong in specimens from Tennessee, the southern Appalachian Mountains, and from Mexico.

Collections Manager: Margaret Oliver,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 71114e0e-7241-42da-9b87-80c4a0de5282
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 125,215 specimen records
  • 98,253 (78%) georeferenced
  • 124,025 (99%) with images (168,901 total images)
  • 117,928 (94%) identified to species
  • 204 families
  • 946 genera
  • 7,740 species
  • 8,368 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics