The BIO Herbarium at the University of Guelph houses approximately 100,000 (image data for 65,535) herbarium specimens, collected from all around the world. The collection provides excellent coverage in ethnobotanical notes and houses vouchers for the Flora Ontario Integrated Botanical Information System (FOIBIS). The collection also contains DNA Barcoding vouchers for the Center for Biodiversity Intitute of Ontario (CBG) of the Biodiversity Institute of Ontario. BIO Herbarium is committed to making this important collection more accessible to botanists and others, wherever they may be, for use in their own projects: particularly in biodiversity, conservation, sustainable development and systematics. To this end we have developed HIMS, which contains labelled information and images of all the specimens at the BIO Herbarium.
Kingdoms covered include: Plantae.
Number of specimens in the collection
The estimated number of specimens in the OAC-BIO Herbarium is 100,000.
Of these 65,535 are databased. This represents 65.5 % of the collection.
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Metadata last updated on 2017-09-30 00:23:30.0
Digitised records available through the Atlas
The OAC-BIO Herbarium has an estimated 100,000 specimens.
The collection has databased 65.5 % of these (65,535 records).
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