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Delaware State University, Claude E. Phillips Herbarium (DOV)

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The Claude E. Phillips Herbarium (DOV) at Delaware State University is the only public herbarium on the Delmarva Peninsula and houses over 150,000 specimens of vascular plants, ca. 35,000 specimens of bryophytes and 3,600 lichens. DOV’s collections span more than 200 years of botanical exploration in Delmarva and the neighboring states and include representative flora from other parts of the U.S. and the world.


  • Cynthia Hong-Wa, chwa@desu.edu

Collection Statistics

  • 71,999 specimen records
  • 5,336 (7%) georeferenced
  • 71,997 (100%) with images (71,997 total images)
  • 62,911 (87%) identified to species
  • 220 families
  • 2,055 genera
  • 8,582 species
  • 8,867 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)

Extra Statistics

Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Last Update: 7 March 2024
Global Unique Identifier: c14e1b97-e72e-442b-b408-6c8b370a5d37
Digital Metadata:EML File