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Indiana University Herbarium, Deam Herbarium (IND)

The Department of Biology administers the Indiana University Herbarium (IND). Founded in 1885, the herbarium houses over 155,000 specimens of vascular plants, including the collections of Charles C. Deam on which the Flora of Indiana is based.

This dataset contains only specimens collected in the following regions (if they exist in this collection):

Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Republic of Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, and Zambia.

Director: Eric Knox,
Associate Curator Emeritus: Paul E. Rothrock,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 3 June 2024
Digital Metadata: EML File
Rights Holder: The Trustees of Indiana University
Collection Statistics
  • 3,363 specimen records
  • 3,350 (100%) georeferenced
  • 3,363 (100%) with images (3,366 total images)
  • 138 GenBank genetic references
  • 3,188 (95%) identified to species
  • 103 families
  • 348 genera
  • 659 species
  • 787 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
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