Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium (ASU-Plants)

The Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium is the second largest in the Arid Southwest with over 310,000 specimens. Our collection of Cactaceae is one of the best in the world, being particularly rich in cytological vouchers. ASU Type Specimens:
Contacts: Elizabeth Makings,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 5 May 2020
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 4,900 specimen records
  • 4,710 (96%) georeferenced
  • 4,342 (89%) with images (5,056 total images)
  • 4,696 (96%) identified to species
  • 36 families
  • 115 genera
  • 630 species
  • 676 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Geographic Distribution
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