Vascular Plant Type Specimen Images -- update

Thiers, Barbara bthiers at NYBG.ORG
Tue Jan 11 13:09:52 CST 2000

The Vascular Plant Type Specimen Catalog
<>  at The New York Botanical Garden
<>  has just been updated with 2,000 additional
high-resolution specimen images of the Cyperaceae
<>  and the genus
<> . The
catalog now contains over 4,400 images and approximately 67,000 vascular
plant type specimen records. The other 2,400 images of herbarium specimens
from the families Annonaceae, Ericaceae, Lecythidaceae, and New World
Rutaceae can also be found by searching our catalog
<>  or by
viewing taxa lists <> . Images of
Scrophulariaceae types will be added in the near future. The Garden's seven
other phanerogamic and six cryptogamic specimen catalogs can be accessed
through the general Herbarium Specimen Catalog
<> .

A full description of the project
<> , including a manual (in PDF)
for imaging plant specimens, is available. The New York Botanical Garden
acknowledges the Xerox Foundation for funding and students of the Biomedical
Photographic Communications Department of the Rochester Institute of
Technology for technical assistance. Please direct any questions or comments
about the NYBG imaging project to Gord Lemon <mailto:glemon at> .

Dr. Barbara M. Thiers
New York Botanical Garden <>
200th St. & Southern Blvd.
Bronx, NY 10458-5126
Email: bthiers at
Voice: 718-817-8622
Fax: 718-562-6780

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