This collection contains approximately 60,000 bryophyte specimens, representing the most complete collection for Newfoundland and Labrador, and ranking within the top five bryophyte collections in Canada. The collection also contains approximately 40,000 vascular plant specimens, of which over 90% were collected in Newfoundland and Labrador. It houses the original collections of earlier plant explorers in the province like Agnes Ayres and Earnest Rouleau, who founded the herbarium with the sponsorship of the NL Government in the late 1940’s to early 1950’s
The collection was established in 1882 and ceased acquisitions in present.
Kingdoms covered include: Plantae.
Number of specimens in the collection
The estimated number of specimens in the Marion Agnes Ayre Herbarium is 100,000.
Of these 1,769 are databased. This represents 1.8 % of the collection.
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Metadata last updated on 2017-09-29 23:15:32.0
Digitised records available through the Atlas
The Marion Agnes Ayre Herbarium has an estimated 100,000 specimens.
The collection has databased 1.8 % of these (1,769 records).
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