New York Botanical Garden Web Site

Barbara M. Thiers bthiers at NYBG.ORG
Thu May 23 09:31:24 CDT 1996

The New York Botanical Garden announces the establishment of its new World Wide
Web site (

Available at this site from the Botanical Science Division:

 -- Information on current research programs and staff

 -- Searchable specimen catalogs of selected families of vascular
    plant types and North American bryophytes.  Selected families of
    basidiomycetes will be added very soon.

--  Information for visitors to the Herbarium (Accommodations, How to Get to
    the New York Botanical Garden) and for use of the collections (guidelines
    for borrowing specimens for morphological and molecular study).

--  Research results, including "Ericaceae of Ecuador" by J. L Luteyn,
    a "Checklist of Plants of the Una Reserve, Bahia, Brazil" by W. W. Thomas,
    and a "Key to the Native and Naturalized Genera of Ingeae in the New World"
    by J.  W. Grimes and R. Barneby.

-- (soon to be available) Information on specimen data management procedures
  employed at NYBG

Information on public programs and living collections are also available at this

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