University of West Florida (UWFP)
The Michael I. Cousens Herbarium of the University of West Florida (UWFP) was established 30 October 1974 (as the Herbarium of the University of West Florida) for the purpose of documenting the Flora of the Florida panhandle and neighboring states. Currently, its holdings include approximately 22,000 vascular plant specimens of 3500 species and smaller collections of bryophytes and macroalgae.
Important collectors represented are R. K. Godfrey, L. C. Anderson, J. B. Nelson, B. F. Hansen, J. R. Abbott, J. R. Burkhalter, and O. Degener. The core of the permanent exsiccatae collection consists of approximately 10,500 specimens from over 600 locations in Escambia County, FL, representing 1,600 species, making it one of the most biodiverse county floras in the United States.
Contacts: Philip Darby, email@example.com
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 8583263d-cb31-45a3-80ec-406d3c1dec61
DwC-Archive Access Point: https://sernecportal.org/portal/content/dwca/UWFP_DwC-A.zip
Digital Metadata: EML File
Usage Rights: CC0 1.0 (Public-domain)
iDigBio Dataset page: https://www.idigbio.org/portal/recordsets/e7016bd5-cb10-45b9-8959-0f5750f7a5db
This project made possible by National Science Foundation Award EF 1702516
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