The Cryptogamic Herbarium of the Department of Biological Sciences (WIN) contains approximately 15,000 specimens of lichens and bryophytes, with over 5,500 records available on Canadensys and GBIF. Cladonia collections from Manitoba and Newfoundland, and lichen specimens from Wapusk National Park, comprise a large part of this collection.
The collection was established in 1970 and ceased acquisitions in 2016.
Kingdoms covered include: Plantae.
The dataset is largely representative of collections from Manitoba but also includes other provinces and territories in Canada, the U.S., and Europe.
The western most extent of the collection is: -168.047000°
The eastern most extent of the collection is: 58.008000°
The northern most extent of the collection is: 85.051000°
The southern most extent of the collection is: 31.952000°
Number of specimens in the collection
The estimated number of specimens in the University of Manitoba - Lichen Collection is 15,000.
Of these 5,587 are databased. This represents 37.2 % of the collection.
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Metadata last updated on 2022-12-05 09:09:39.0
Digitised records available through the Atlas
The University of Manitoba - Lichen Collection has an estimated 15,000 specimens.
The collection has databased 37.2 % of these (5,587 records).
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