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General collection

The exsiccate collection today (2021-10-18), oversees 34696 specimens of 31403 vascular plants (angiosperms: 28949, gymnosperms: 166 and ferns/afins: 2259), 1884 bryophytes sensu lato (mosses: 1068, anthocyanins: 10 and liverworts: 806), lichenized fungi (1374) and micro-algae (6). There are representatives of 369 families, 1908 genera and 5418 species. The collection is 86% determined to species and 65% georeferenced.



The collection also houses 23 botanical types of vascular plants and lichenized mushrooms:


Type Species (Family) Kingdom Duplicates
Holotipo Begonia oleosa Jara (Begoniaceae) Plantae 1
Holotipo Cyrtochilum albovirens N.Gutiérrez & P.Harding (Orchidaceae) Plantae 3
Holotipo Epidendrum moralesii Hágsater, N .Gut. et E.Santiago (Orchidaceae) Plantae 1
Holotipo Lepanthes agatarum J.S. Moreno, N. Gutierrez & S. Vieira-Uribe (Orchidaceae) Plantae 1
Holotipo Lepanthes marielana N. Gut., J.S. Moreno & S. Vieira-Uribe (Orchidaceae) Plantae 1
Holotipo Passiflora gustaviana Ocampo & Molinari (Passifloraceae) Plantae 1
Holotipo Cora aturucoa Lücking, Moncada & C.Vargas (Hygrophoraceae) Fungi 1
Holotipo Cora celestinoa Moncada, Cabrera-Amaya & Lücking (Hygrophoraceae) Fungi 1
Isotipo Begonia solaniflora Jara (Begoniaceae) Plantae 1
Isotipo Lepanthes agatarum J.S. Moreno, N. Gutierrez & S. Vieira-Uribe (Orchidaceae) Plantae 1
Isotipo Matisia lozanoi Fern.Alonso (Malvaceae) Plantae 1
Isotipo Salvia × tunica-mariae Fern.Alonso (Lamiaceae) Plantae 1
Paratipo Cora accipiter Moncada, Madriñán & Lücking (Hygrophoraceae) Fungi 7
Paratipo Cora aturucoa Lücking, Moncada & C.Vargas (Hygrophoraceae) Fungi 1
Paratipo Cora celestinoa Moncada, Cabrera-Amaya & Lücking (Hygrophoraceae) Fungi 1


In terms of geographical distribution, records from the following countries:
Country Number of records
Colombia 34654
Ecuador 32
Venezuela 4


In the case of Colombia 32 departments are represented:


Seeds collection

Contains 1088 specimens of dried fruits and seeds of Colombian gymnosperms and angiosperms. It contains specimens from 145 families, 472 genera and 682 species.



Tissues Collection

This collection includes 2977 specimens of dry tissues of Colombian vascular plants. It contains specimens from 115 families, 290 genera and 466 species.



Flowers

This collection includes 580 specimens of flowers fixed in FAA, mostly of Colombian orchids, corresponding to 55 families, 139 genera and 225 species.



2021 Jardín Botánico de Bogotá.