Florida Museum of Natural History

University of Florida Herbarium (FLAS)

Bryophyte Collection
Bryophyte and Lichen Collection


The bryophyte and lichen collection of the University of Florida Herbarium (FLAS) is located at 379 Dickinson Hall in the Florida Museum of Natural History on the UF campus. Room 379 is in the west wing of the street level of Dickinson Hall on Museum Road, just west of Newell Drive. The on line UF campus map may help you locate Dickinson Hall on the University of Florida campus.

MAILING ADDRESS (also see our complete Staff, Student and Associate Directory)

University of Florida Herbarium (FLAS)
Florida Museum of Natural History
379 Dickinson Hall, 1659 Museum Rd.
PO Box 117800
Gainesville, FL 32611-7800    USA

General Telephone #:  (352) 273-1990
EMail:                herb@[no spam]flmnh.ufl.edu

(See below for individual staff contact information and refer to our complete Staff, Student and Associate Directory for other personal contact information.)

STAFF (also see our complete Staff, Student and Associate Directory)
Bryophyte Packet

Curator of the Herbarium
- correspondent for administrative and grant-related matters -
Dr. Lucas C. Majure
Telephone: (352) 273-2102
Email: lmajure@[no spam]floridamuseum.ufl.edu
Projects/specialties: Systematics of Cactaceae, Melastomataceae, Dichanthelium (Poaceae); floristics in the Greater Antilles and SE U.S.

Manager of the Collection
- correspondent for loan, exchange, and collection database matters; scheduling a visit) -
Kent D. Perkins
Telephone: (352) 273-1984
Email: kperkins@[no spam]flmnh.ufl.edu
Projects/specialties: herbarium computerization and data management; endangered species; types of the UF Herbarium

Extension Botanist
- correspondent for the Plant Identification and Information Service and volunteering -
Marc S. Frank
Telephone: (352) 273-1994
Email: plantid@[no spam]flmnh.ufl.edu
Projects/specialties: Plant identification; horticulture and horticultural systematics; botanic garden collection management.


The University of Florida Bryophyte and Lichen Collection contains approximately 160,000 bryophyte and lichen 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.

Important collections include:

Collection Databases - Our North American bryophyte and lichen specimens are being cataloged into national portals. This work is supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation.

Bryophyte and Lichen Literature