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.
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 8 February 2022
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
U.S.A.
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Collection Statistics
  • 112,907 specimen records
  • 64,391 (57%) georeferenced
  • 29,901 (26%) with images (60,039 total images)
  • 75 GenBank genetic references
  • 106,716 (95%) identified to species
  • 645 families
  • 4,063 genera
  • 17,241 species
  • 18,298 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Taxon Distribution
Taxon Distribution
  • Acanthogilia (2)
  • Aliciella (1)
  • Allophyllum (12)
  • Bonplandia (2)
  • Bryantiella (1)
  • Collomia (15)
  • Eriastrum (108)
  • Gilia (308)
  • Giliastrum (4)
  • Ipomopsis (502)
  • Langloisia (15)
  • Leptodactylon (27)
  • Leptosiphon (2)
  • Linanthastrum (10)
  • Linanthus (155)
  • Loeselia (19)
  • Microsteris (29)
  • Navarretia (16)
  • Phlox (220)
  • Polemonium (51)