Herbarium Acronym: BRU Affiliated Institution: Brown University Herbarium Location: Brown University Herbarium, 34 Olive Street, College Hill, Providence, Rhode Island, Providence County, 02912, UNITED STATES Phone Number: (401) 863-2375 Herbarium Webpage:https://www.brown.edu/research/projects/herbarium/
Name of Primary Contact: Tim Whitfeld Email of Primary Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Currently accepting specimens?: Yes
Location requirements for collections:: Minimum of town, state/province/county/ and country Describe identification requirements:: at least to genus Describe other metadata requirements:: Lat. Long where possible Describe preservation requirements:: dried and pressed, larger fruits can be separate Describe taxa of specific interest:: New England in particular but we are interested in specimens from anywhere Do you digitize collections?: Yes Typical timeframe for a collection to be digitized:: 6 months Able to accept and associate digital photographs with collections?: No
Mostly Rhode Island, New England, and North America. Also Cuba, Colombia, Mexico, South Africa, UK and various European countries, India, Australia. Around 80,000 vascular plants plus ~12,000 fungi, ~2,000 lichens, ~2,000 algae, and several thousand moss specimens.