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General collection

The exsiccate collection today (2022-08-18), oversees 38555 specimens of 34449 vascular plants (angiosperms: 31715, gymnosperms: 171 and ferns/afins: 2494), 2227 bryophytes sensu lato (mosses: 1177, anthocyanins: 10 and liverworts: 970), lichenized fungi (1877) and micro-algae (2). There are representatives of 390 families, 2064 genera and 5974 species. The collection is 84% determined to species and 68% georeferenced.



The collection also houses 25 botanical types of vascular plants and lichenized mushrooms:


Type Species (Family) Kingdom Duplicates
Holotipo Andinia auriculipetala S. Viera-Uribe & N. Gutiérrez (Orchidaceae) Plantae 1
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 Lepanthes marielana N. Gut., J.S. Moreno & S. Vieira-Uribe (Orchidaceae) 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 38514
Ecuador 32
Venezuela 4


In the case of Colombia 34 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.



2022 Jardín Botánico de Bogotá.