Rutgers University, Chrysler Herbarium - Lichen Collection (CHRB)

The Chrysler Herbarium is the last internationally recognized herbarium still in existence in the state of New Jersey. Approximately 120,000 plant, algal, moss and lichen specimens are arranged and catalogued systematically. The collection is world-wide in scope, with an emphasis on New Jersey.
Contacts: Lena Struwe.- Director (lena.struwe@rutgers.edu)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 5d97e489-2887-4f67-adca-4840a7f4d0bb
Digital Metadata: EML File
Rights Holder: Rutgers University
Collection Statistics
  • 2,680 specimen records
  • 1,153 (43%) georeferenced
  • 2,667 (100%) with images (2,667 total images)
  • 2,521 (94%) identified to species
  • 57 families
  • 148 genera
  • 543 species
  • 568 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Geographic Distribution
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