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 [Pacific Northwest and Alaska, SE US], Mexico, Asia and Tennessee [Appalachian Region]. The collection is especially strong in collections from the Southern Appalachians and from Mexico, a result of extensive collecting by A.J. Sharp and other notable collectors. Founded 1888.
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
  • 99,474 specimen records
  • 86,372 (87%) georeferenced
  • 97,366 (98%) with images (98,010 total images)
  • 93,333 (94%) identified to species
  • 179 families
  • 779 genera
  • 5,208 species
  • 5,243 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
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