University of Louisiana at Monroe Herbarium, R. Dale Thomas Collection (NLU)

The R. Dale Thomas Collection - University of Louisiana Monroe (NLU) collection was transferred to the Botanical Research Institute of Texas in 2017. Additionally in 2018-2019, more than 50,000 NLU specimens were transferred to the Shirley C. Tucker Herbarium (LSU) at Lousiana State University. Please contact Tiana Rehman ( with any questions regarding the collection.
Contacts: Tiana Rehman,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: b198a10f-39d3-44ac-be3f-c617646b5eb2
Digital Metadata: EML File
Botanical Research Institute of Texas; BRIT/SMU/VDB
1700 University Drive
Fort Worth, TX   76107-3400
Collection Statistics
  • 382,961 specimen records
  • 1,902 (0.5%) georeferenced
  • 381,395 (100%) with images (381,397 total images)
  • 44,353 (12%) identified to species
  • 252 families
  • 1,677 genera
  • 5,773 species
  • 5,374 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Geographic Distribution
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