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University of Cincinnati, Margaret H. Fulford Herbarium - Vascular Plants (CINC)

The herbarium at the University of Cincinnati was founded by Margaret Fulford in 1927 and has grown over the years through the work of prolific collectors and through acquisition of several large and important collections. Today, the herbarium houses around 125,000 specimens of vascular plants, bryophytes, lichens, fungi, and algae, making it the third largest herbarium in Ohio. In addition to the large collection of regional and North American material, it also contains extensive collections from Europe, South America, the Caribbean Basin, Samoa, and China. Particular strengths of the herbarium are North American Sphagnum, South American and Caribbean Hepatics, North American Cladonia, and Trilliaceae.

Contacts: Eric Tepe, Assistant Professor & Herbarium Curator, eric.tepe@uc.edu
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: ea9e9169-b10d-40d9-b66a-97ebba206d28
Digital Metadata: EML File
GBIF Dataset page: http://www.gbif.org/dataset/0f6a3163-4efb-47ab-a4f1-2f548098665f
Address:
Margaret H. Fulford Herbarium
University of Cincinnati
Dept. of Biological Sciences
318 College Dr.
Cincinnati, OH   45221-0006
USA
513-556-9700
Collection Statistics
  • 17,587 specimen records
  • 2,529 (14%) georeferenced
  • 14,304 (81%) with images (14,757 total images)
  • 12,705 (72%) identified to species
  • 287 families
  • 1,800 genera
  • 4,714 species
  • 4,947 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
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