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Lists of all Families and Genera in the Herbarium.

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A list of the type specimens currently at UVU

Families (and number of specimens in each) represented in the UVU Herbarium:

Acanthaceae1
Acarosporaceae3
Aceraceae79
Adoxaceae59
Agavaceae45
Aizoaceae2
Alectoriaceae2
Alismataceae7
Alliaceae76
Altingiaceae3
Amaranthaceae21
Amaryllidaceae5
Anacardiaceae59
Annonaceae2
Apiaceae361
Apocynaceae119
Araceae13
Araliaceae5
Arecaceae2
Aristolochiaceae1
Asclepiadaceae1
Asparagaceae4
Asphodelaceae1
Aspleniaceae3
Asteraceae3233
Azollaceae4
Berberidaceae43
Betulaceae64
Bignoniaceae18
Blechnaceae1
Boraginaceae552
Brassicaceae1082
Bryaceae1
Bryophyte2
Buddlejaceae15
Buxaceae1
Cactaceae104
Callitrichaceae6
Calycanthaceae1
Campanulaceae39
Candelariaceae2
Cannabaceae18
Capparaceae1
Caprifoliaceae74
Caryophyllaceae297
Catillariaceae1
Celastraceae37
Ceratophyllaceae1
Characeae4
Chenopodiaceae350
Cladoniaceae11
Cleomaceae27
Collemataceae1
Comandraceae25
Commelinaceae12
Convolvulaceae19
Cornaceae42
Crassulaceae44
Crossosomataceae10
Cucurbitaceae9
Cupressaceae78
Cyperaceae288
Dennstaedtiaceae7
Diervillaceae2
Dioscoreaceae1
Dipsacaceae5
Dryopteridaceae52
Ebenaceae1
Elaeagnaceae61
Elatinaceae1
Ephedraceae76
Equisetaceae27
Ericaceae169
Escalloniaceae1
Euphorbiaceae97
Fabaceae1564
Fagaceae74
Fouquieriaceae2
Fungi incertae sedis4
Garryaceae8
Gentianaceae59
Geraniaceae66
Ginkgoaceae4
Grossulariaceae157
Haloragaceae6
Hamamelidaceae2
Heliotropiaceae6
Heppiaceae2
Hippocastanaceae6
Hippuridaceae4
Hyacinthaceae2
Hydrangeaceae36
Hydrocharitaceae1
Hydrophyllaceae303
Hypericaceae6
Icmadophilaceae1
Iridaceae19
Isoetaceae1
Juglandaceae12
Juncaceae101
Juncaginaceae8
Krameriaceae22
Lamiaceae165
Lauraceae4
Lecanoraceae4
Lentibulariaceae4
Liliaceae93
Linaceae47
Loasaceae93
Lobariaceae2
Lycopodiaceae3
Lythraceae5
Magnoliaceae13
Magnoliidae3
Malvaceae209
Marchantiaceae6
Martyniaceae1
Megasporaceae2
Melanthiaceae35
Meliaceae2
Menispermaceae1
Menyanthaceae3
Montiaceae51
Moraceae10
Myricaceae1
Myrtaceae2
Nartheciaceae1
Nyctaginaceae91
Nymphaeaceae11
Nyssaceae1
Oleaceae46
Onagraceae345
Ophioglossaceae5
Orchidaceae55
Orobanchaceae318
Osmundaceae1
Oxalidaceae1
Paeoniaceae2
Pannariaceae1
Papaveraceae83
Parmeliaceae26
Parnassiaceae8
Peltigeraceae6
Peltulaceae1
Phrymaceae64
Phyllanthaceae2
Physciaceae2
Phytolaccaceae2
Pinaceae202
Plantaginaceae49
Platanaceae3
Plumbaginaceae1
Poaceae1051
Polemoniaceae530
Polygalaceae24
Polygonaceae667
Polypodiaceae3
Polytrichaceae2
Portulacaceae10
Potamogetonaceae24
Pottiaceae1
Primulaceae70
Psoraceae11
Pteridaceae35
Ramalinaceae3
Ranunculaceae459
Ranunculidae3
Resedaceae3
Rhamnaceae57
Rhytismataceae1
Ricciaceae1
Rosaceae747
Rubiaceae67
Ruppiaceae2
Ruscaceae25
Rutaceae20
Salicaceae374
Sapindaceae6
Sarcobataceae20
Saururaceae3
Saxifragaceae139
Scrophulariaceae495
Selaginellaceae20
Simaroubaceae7
Smilacaceae2
Solanaceae96
Sparganiaceae7
Sphagnaceae1
Staphyleaceae1
Stereocaulaceae1
Talinaceae1
Tamaricaceae25
Taxaceae3
Teloschistaceae3
Tetrachondraceae1
Thelotremataceae1
Themidaceae17
Thymelaeaceae1
Tiliaceae7
Trapeliaceae1
Typhaceae6
Ulmaceae32
Urticaceae14
Uvulariaceae1
Valerianaceae44
Venturiaceae1
Verbenaceae33
Verrucariaceae2
Violaceae88
Viscaceae17
Vitaceae16
Zannichelliaceae1
Zygophyllaceae23

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Database Statistics:
17,795 Accessions, 14,370 with images (81%)
214 Families, 186 with images (87%)
1,022 Genera, 900 with images (88%)
3,491 Species, 2,927 with images (84%)
4,299 Taxa, 3,597 with images (84%)
17,504 total images.