University of Texas at El Paso Biodiversity Collections Herbarium (UTEP-Herb)

The Herbarium contains well over 85,000 catalogued plant specimens. Overall geographic content of the Herbarium is approximately as follows: Texas, 24%; New Mexico, 22%; other USA, 32%; Mexico, 7%; other world, 15%. Herbarium materials at UTEP that are of special interest include an extensive representation of the floras of the desert mountain ranges of southern New Mexico and western Texas.
Contacts: Vicky Zhuang (mzhuang@utep.edu) and Michael Moody (mlmoody@utep.edu) and Richard Worthington (rworthin@utep.edu)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 10 November 2020
IPT / DwC-A Source:
Digital Metadata: EML File
Rights Holder: University of Texas at El Paso
Access Rights: CC BY
Address:
University of Texas at El Paso
Biodiversity Collections Herbarium
500 West University Avenue
El Paso, TX   79968
Collection Statistics
  • 84,024 specimen records
  • 35,344 (42%) georeferenced
  • 308 (0.37%) with images (617 total images)
  • 112 GenBank references
  • 77,577 (92%) identified to species
  • 626 families
  • 3,876 genera
  • 16,501 species
  • 17,539 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics