National Tropical Botanical Garden - Bryophyte collection (PTBG)

PTBG houses about 5,500 specimens of bryophytes and 1430 lichens primarily from Hawaiʻi, and the broader tropical Pacific region, which includes the Polynesia-Micronesia biodiversity hotspot. 

Curator: Tim Flynn, tflynn@ntbg.org
Director of Science and Conservation: Nina Rønsted, nronsted@ntbg.org (ORCID #: 0000-0002-2002-5809)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 11 April 2024
Digital Metadata: EML File
Rights Holder: National Tropical Botanical Garden
Collection Statistics
  • 6,070 specimen records
  • 3,866 (64%) georeferenced
  • 1,110 (18%) with images (1,957 total images)
  • 4,782 (79%) identified to species
  • 123 families
  • 415 genera
  • 1,040 species
  • 1,041 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Taxon Distribution
Taxon Distribution