Miami University, Willard Sherman Turrell Herbarium (MU)

Miami University is the home of Ohio's largest herbarium, the Willard Sherman Turrell Herbarium. The herbarium's holdings of approximately 620,000 specimens are worldwide in both geographical and taxonomic coverage. The collection consists of 330,000 vascular plant specimens, as well as 140,000 bryophytes, 100,000 fungi, 35,000 lichens, 10,000 algae, and 5,000 fossil plants. There are several thousand type specimens contained in the collection, as well as many sets of cryptogamic exsiccatae. Active exchange programs are ongoing with many herbaria worldwide to ensure the continued breadth and depth of the collection. The W.S. Turrell Herbarium Fund is an endowment which benefits the herbarium, and is restricted to support of the research activities of the staff and students in systematic botany.

Curator: Gretchen Meier,, (513) 529-2755
Tipo de Colección: Preserved Specimens
Administración: Datos en vivo administrados directamente dentro del portal de datos
Identificador único Global: b017884a-c5d7-11e4-b6af-00163e00498d
Metadata Digital: EML File
Derechos de Uso: CC0 1.0 (Public-domain)
Miami University Willard Sherman Turrell Herbarium, Miami University
Department of Biology
77 Upham Hall, 100 Bishop Circle Dr.
Oxford, OH   45056-1879
Estadísticas de Colección
  • 52,074 registros de especímenes
  • 11,652 (22%) georeferenciado
  • 48,215 (93%) con imágenes (48,677 imágenes en total)
  • 45,013 (86%) identificado a las especies
  • 259 familias
  • 1,516 géneros
  • 6,693 especies
  • 7,131 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Estadísticas Extras