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: 16 December 2022
Metadata Digital: EML File
Derechos de Uso: CC0 1.0 (Public-domain)
Estadísticas de Colección
  • 94,700 registros de especímenes
  • 64,321 (68%) georeferenciado
  • 80,767 (85%) con imágenes (81,234 imágenes en total)
  • 70,863 (75%) identificado a las especies
  • 400 familias
  • 2,596 géneros
  • 11,138 especies
  • 10,616 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Estadísticas Extras