Canadian Museum of Nature (CMN-CANL)

The herbarium was founded in 1882 and contains ~588,000 specimens of north temperate vascular plants, especialy from Canada. Important collectors and collections include T.M.C. Taylor; G. Lawson; R. Bell; N.V. Polunin; R.C. Hosie; A.E. Porsild; J.H. Soper; G.M. Dawson; J. Macoun; W.K.W. Baldwin; H.J. Scoggan; J.M. Gillett; J. Bell; J.M. Macoun; W. Spreadborough; G.W. Argus; M.L. Fernald; A.P. Low; and M.O. Malte.

This herbarium incorporated specimens from part of the LCU (about 10,000 Canadian and arctic specimens), the Geological Survey of Canada, PFES in 2994, and OTF in 1994.
Contacts: Jennifer Doubt (jdoubt@mus-nature.ca)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 22 March 2019
IPT / DwC-A Source:
Digital Metadata: EML File
Address:
Canadian Museum of Nature - Lichenology Section
P. O. Box 3443, Station D
Ottawa, Ontario   K1P 6P4
Canada
[1] 613 364 4076
Collection Statistics
  • 52,192 specimen records
  • 48,068 (92%) georeferenced
  • 210 (0.4%) with images
  • 50,111 (96%) identified to species
  • 116 families
  • 473 genera
  • 2,960 species
  • 3,142 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Geographic Distribution - Newfoundland and Labrador
Click on the specimen record counts within the parenthesis to return the records for that term
  • Bay of Islands Distr. (1)
  • Bellevue Distr. (6)
  • Bonavista North Distr. (1)
  • Bonavista South Distr. (3)
  • Burgeo and La Poile Distr. (23)
  • Burin-Placentia West Distr. (25)
  • Carbonear-Harbour Grace Distr. (1)
  • Cartwright-L'Anse Au Clair Distr. (9)
  • Conception Bay South Distr. (1)
  • Ferryland Distr. (25)
  • Fortune Bay-Cape La Hune Distr. (11)
  • Gander Distr. (17)
  • Grand Bank Distr. (6)
  • Grand Falls-Buchans Distr. (35)
  • Green Bay Distr. (NF) (3)
  • Humber East Distr. (36)
  • Humber Valley Distr. (9)
  • Humber West Distr. (1)
  • Labrador West Distr. (323)
  • Lake Melville Distr. (57)
  • Lewisporte Distr. (5)
  • Placentia and St. Mary's Distr. (31)
  • Port au Port Distr. (9)
  • St. Barbe Distr. (152)
  • St. George's-Stephenville East Distr. (5)
  • St. John's Distr. (7)
  • Terra Nova Distr. (7)
  • The Straits and White Bay Distr. (45)
  • Torngat Distr. (82)
  • Trinity North Distr. (NF) (18)