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Tropicos Specimens Non-MO

Latest version published by Missouri Botanical Garden on Mar 18, 2024 Missouri Botanical Garden

The Missouri Botanical Garden’s Herbarium is one of the world’s outstanding research resources for specimens and information on bryophytes and vascular plants. The collection is limited to these two major groups of plants. As of 31 December 2020 the herbarium collection had 6.93 million mounted specimens (6.33 million vascular plants and 598,000 bryophytes). This specimen dataset includes over 4.7 million records (4.3 million vascular plants and 380,000 bryophytes).


Download the latest version of the resource data as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A) or the resource metadata as EML or RTF:

Data as a DwC-A file download 3109807 records in English (267 MB) - Update frequency: unknown
Metadata as an EML file download in English (4 KB)
Metadata as an RTF file download in English (5 KB)


The table below shows only published versions of the resource that are publicly accessible.


Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) 4.0 License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: e053ff53-c156-4e2e-b9b5-4462e9625424.  Missouri Botanical Garden publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by U.S. Geological Survey.


Occurrence; Specimen


Who created the resource:

Jordan Teisher
Curator and Director of the Herbarium
Missouri Botanical Garden

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Jordan Teisher
Curator and Director of the Herbarium
Missouri Botanical Garden

Who filled in the metadata:

Heather Stimmel
Programmer Analyst
Missouri Botanical Garden

Who else was associated with the resource:

Heather Stimmel

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers e053ff53-c156-4e2e-b9b5-4462e9625424