California Polytechnic State University, Robert F. Hoover Herbarium (OBI)

The Hoover Herbarium houses 85,000+ specimens of vascular plants, algae, lichens, and bryophytes. The geographic focus is San Luis Obispo County, California. The collection also includes many specimens from other areas of California, other states of the US, particularly Arizona, and some from other regions of the world, especially Mexico. Emphasis areas in the collection include Asteraceae, Lupinus, and cultivated Eucalyptus. Major collections include Robert F. Hoover (1946–1969), David J. Keil (1966–present), Rhonda Riggins (1970s–2000), Tracy Call (mostly Apiaceae—late 1940s–1960s), and Robert J. Rodin (1940s–1977). The collection is used extensively in undergraduate teaching and training.

Important Collections: Robert F. Hoover (1946–1969), David J. Keil (1966–present), Rhonda Riggins (1970s–2000), Tracy Call (mostly Apiaceae—late 1940s–1960s), and Robert J. Rodin (1940s–1977)
Director and Assistant Professor: Jenn Yost, jyost@calpoly.edu
Tipo de Colección: Preserved Specimens
Administración: Instantánea de datos de un base de datos local
última Actualización: 30 August 2021
Metadata Digital: EML File
Derechos de Uso: CC0 1.0 (Public-domain)
Estadísticas de Colección
  • 87,599 registros de especímenes
  • 51,303 (59%) georeferenciado
  • 66,282 (76%) con imágenes (66,786 imágenes en total)
  • 56,390 (64%) identificado a las especies
  • 331 familias
  • 2,125 géneros
  • 8,526 especies
  • 6,873 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Estadísticas Extras