Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU)

The Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) Herbarium is housed in the new Science Building on Alumni Drive. The herbarium has approximately 23,000 specimens, and is currently being reorganized following the linear APG III model. We are part of the SERNEC NSF ADBC-TCN.
Contact: Ashley B. Morris, Curator (amorris.mtsu@gmail.com)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 177fcd85-72ed-41a4-b30f-8b1fada5fd23
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Digital Metadata: EML File
Rights Holder: MTSU
Collection Statistics
  • 24,147 specimen records
  • 0 georeferenced
  • 10,596 (44%) with images
  • 23,680 (98%) identified to species
  • 162 families
  • 769 genera
  • 2,131 species
  • 2,208 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Family Distribution
Click on the specimen record counts within the parenthesis to return the records for that family
  • Acanthaceae (11)
  • Aceraceae (141)
  • Adoxaceae (121)
  • Alismataceae (2)
  • Altingiaceae (150)
  • Amaranthaceae (9)
  • Amaryllidaceae (276)
  • Anacardiaceae (217)
  • Annonaceae (66)
  • Apiaceae (450)
  • Apocynaceae (194)
  • Aquifoliaceae (133)
  • Araceae (110)
  • Araliaceae (29)
  • Araucariaceae (1)
  • Arecaceae (2)
  • Aristolochiaceae (41)
  • Asparagaceae (374)
  • Aspleniaceae (4)
  • Asteraceae (1388)
  • Balsaminaceae (11)
  • Begoniaceae (2)
  • Berberidaceae (138)
  • Betulaceae (245)
  • Bignoniaceae (167)
  • Blechnaceae (1)
  • Boraginaceae (500)
  • Brassicaceae (1283)
  • Bromeliaceae (1)
  • Buxaceae (19)
  • Cactaceae (6)
  • Calycanthaceae (24)
  • Campanulaceae (60)
  • Cannabaceae (165)
  • Caprifoliaceae (346)
  • Caryophyllaceae (519)
  • Casuarinaceae (1)
  • Celastraceae (70)
  • Cleomaceae (2)
  • Colchicaceae (61)
  • Combretaceae (1)
  • Commelinaceae (29)
  • Convolvulaceae (15)
  • Cornaceae (370)
  • Crassulaceae (110)
  • Cucurbitaceae (2)
  • Cupressaceae (318)
  • Cyperaceae (216)
  • Cyrillaceae (1)
  • Diapensiaceae (1)
  • Dioscoreaceae (4)
  • Droseraceae (3)
  • Dryopteridaceae (3)
  • Ebenaceae (71)
  • Elaeagnaceae (28)
  • Equisetaceae (4)
  • Ericaceae (292)
  • Eriocaulaceae (2)
  • Eucommiaceae (12)
  • Euphorbiaceae (87)
  • Fabaceae (1885)
  • Fagaceae (1250)
  • Gelsemiaceae (8)
  • Gentianaceae (28)
  • Geraniaceae (285)
  • Gesneriaceae (1)
  • Ginkgoaceae (67)
  • Grossulariaceae (3)
  • Haloragaceae (2)
  • Hamamelidaceae (27)
  • Hippocastanaceae (19)
  • Hyacinthaceae (2)
  • Hydrangeaceae (26)
  • Hydrophyllaceae (1)
  • Hypericaceae (45)
  • Hypoxidaceae (25)
  • Iridaceae (214)
  • Iteaceae (1)
  • Juglandaceae (421)
  • Juncaceae (40)
  • Krameriaceae (1)
  • Lamiaceae (838)
  • Lauraceae (139)
  • Leguminasea (1)
  • Lentibulariaceae (2)
  • Liliaceae (97)
  • Linaceae (10)
  • Loganiaceae (5)
  • Lycopodiaceae (3)
  • Lygodiaceae (1)
  • Lythraceae (24)
  • Magnoliaceae (353)
  • Malvaceae (96)
  • Melanthiaceae (470)
  • Melastomataceae (3)
  • Meliaceae (7)
  • Menispermaceae (13)
  • Montiaceae (192)
  • Moraceae (237)
  • Myricaceae (6)
  • Myrtaceae (9)
  • Nartheciaceae (2)
  • Nyctaginaceae (4)
  • Oleaceae (347)
  • Onagraceae (193)
  • Onocleaceae (1)
  • Orchidaceae (54)
  • Orobanchaceae (72)
  • Oxalidaceae (260)
  • Paeoniaceae (2)
  • Papaveraceae (131)
  • Passifloraceae (10)
  • Paulowniaceae (79)
  • Phrymaceae (4)
  • Phytolaccaceae (12)
  • Pinaceae (622)
  • Plantaginaceae (288)
  • Platanaceae (123)
  • Plumbaginaceae (4)
  • Poaceae (254)
  • Polemoniaceae (349)
  • Polygalaceae (13)
  • Polygonaceae (59)
  • Polypodiaceae (1)
  • Pontederiaceae (2)
  • Portulacaceae (1)
  • Primulaceae (90)
  • Proteaceae (1)
  • Pteridaceae (4)
  • Ranunculaceae (983)
  • Rhamnaceae (92)
  • Rosaceae (1163)
  • Rubiaceae (429)
  • Rutaceae (31)
  • Salicaceae (289)
  • Santalaceae (8)
  • Sapindaceae (498)
  • Sapotaceae (16)
  • Sarraceniaceae (7)
  • Saururaceae (2)
  • Saxifragaceae (142)
  • Scrophulariaceae (15)
  • Simaroubaceae (45)
  • Smilacaceae (20)
  • Solanaceae (46)
  • Staphyleaceae (26)
  • Styracaceae (10)
  • Talinaceae (3)
  • Tamaricaceae (1)
  • Taxaceae (32)
  • Theaceae (1)
  • Thymelaeaceae (4)
  • Typhaceae (9)
  • Ulmaceae (318)
  • Urticaceae (20)
  • Verbenaceae (163)
  • Violaceae (939)
  • Vitaceae (32)
  • Woodsiaceae (3)
  • Xanthorrhoeaceae (10)
  • Xyridaceae (4)
  • Zygophyllaceae (1)
The National Science Foundation
This project made possible by National Science Foundation Award 1410069