Michigan State University Herbarium …

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Michigan State University Herbarium Lichens

Description

The lichen collection of the Michigan State University Herbarium (MSC) totals over 150,000 accessioned specimens from many regions of the world. The herbarium maintains over 10,000 exsiccati specimens, many of which are not otherwise available in North America. This extensive collection was assembled largely through the efforts of Dr. Henry A. Imshaug, the curator of the Cryptogamic Herbarium from 1958-1990.

Temporal coverages

Date range: Jan 1, 1803 - Jan 1, 2014

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Administrative contact
Alan Fryday Fryday
Assistant Curator
Michigan State University Herbarium Dept. of Plant Biology, 612 Wilson Road, Room 166, East Lansing, MI US, 48824 48824 East Lansing MI United States +01 517-355-4696
Metadata author
Alan Fryday
Assistant Curator
Michigan State University Herbarium Dept. of Plant Biology, 612 Wilson Road, Room 166 48824 East Lansing MI United States +01 517-355-4696
Originator
Alan Fryday
Assistant Curator
Michigan State University Herbarium Dept. of Plant Biology, 612 Wilson Road, Room 166 48824 East Lansing MI United States +01 517-355-4696

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Michigan State University Herbarium

Publication Date

Oct 20, 2014

Registration Date

Apr 3, 2007

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Description

Specifically, there are excellent holdings from North America (Eastern seaboard of the US and Canada, Great Lakes region, the Pacific Coast of more

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Geographic Coverage

Specifically, there are excellent holdings from North America (Eastern seaboard of the US and Canada, Great Lakes region, the Pacific Coast of Canada and SE Alaska, and alpine areas of the Rocky Mountains), southern South America, (Falkland Islands, Juan Fernandez Islands, Tierra del Fuego, Isla de los Estados, Brunswick Peninsula, Straights of Magellan), New Zealand (South Island, Campbell Island, Auckland Islands), the Kerguelen Islands, the Caribbean Islands and the Canary Islands.

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Funding

NSF: DBI-0237401

Project Personnel

Principal investigator
Alan Prather

Associated parties

Programmer
Bill Park
Information Technology Coordinator
Michigan State University Herbarium Dept. of Plant Biology, 612 Wilson Road, Room 137A 48824 East Lansing MI United States +01 517-325-3105
Programmer
John Wieczorek
Information Architect
Museum of Vertebrate Zoology at UC Berkeley
Programmer
David Bloom
Coordinator