The University of Florida Bryophyte Collection contains approximately 70,000 bryophyte specimens.

The collection is worldwide in scope with an excellent representation of species from Florida and tropical areas such as Costa Rica, Venezuela and Brazil. The collection is organized alphabetically by genus and species, then by country and administrative divisions within a country.

Collection Databases

Our North American bryophyte specimens are being cataloged into national portals. This work is supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation. The project web page gives an overview: Digitization of Lichens and Bryophytes at the UF Herbarium (FLAS) – project web page (NSF Award #1206394, 2012-2015).

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