Pittsburg State University, Theodore M. Sperry Herbarium (KSP)

The 52,650 specimens document the distribution and natural variation of vascular plants and bryophytes, primarily from Kansas, adjacent states, and North America, but also 60 foreign countries. Approximately 12,020 new collections have been added the past decade, mostly comprising student collections. Ca. 1800 specimens are backlogged, mostly from North America but also ca. 500 from Madagascar and many hundreds of bryophytes. Many specimens are unicates. Important holdings from abroad include the Democratic Republic of the Congo (T. M. Sperry), Peru (H. Tuomisto), Myrtaceae (H.S. MacKee and others from New Caledonia); Eugenia and Syzygium from Madagascar, Poaceae (worldwide), and 30 isotypes. Data for ca. 6300 bryophytes are on the Consortium of Bryophyte Herbaria (https://bryophyteportal.org) or this website. Phenological data (flowering/fruiting) and geocoordinates are present for ca. 45 percent of the specimens; and over 15 percent are vouchers for published research. Student and volunteer curatorial assistance, as well as generous financial support from the National Science Foundation (CSBR 1756276), is gratefully acknowledged. Homepage: https://www.pittstate.edu/biology/the-sperry-herbarium.html 

Contactos: Neil Snow, nsnow@pittstate.edu
Tipo de Colección: Preserved Specimens
Administración: Datos en vivo administrados directamente dentro del portal de datos
Identificador único Global: f5306a80-6eea-437a-b681-f1140a6d86f7
Metadata Digital: EML File
Pittsburg State University
Department of Biology
1701 S. Broadway
Pittsburg, KS   66762
United States
Estadísticas de Colección
  • 45,380 registros de especímenes
  • 20,245 (45%) georeferenciado
  • 42,197 (93%) identificado a las especies
  • 361 familias
  • 1,950 géneros
  • 6,383 especies
  • 7,446 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Estadísticas Extras
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