Louisiana State University, Shirley C. Tucker Herbarium (LSU-Vascular Plants)

Shirley C. Tucker Herbarium at Louisiana State University, Vascular Plant Collection: ca. 159,000 specimens, particularly from Louisiana and the Southeast, but also throughout North America and worldwide through exchange and collections. Families well-represented include Asteraceae, Fabaceae, Cyperaceae and Poaceae worldwide. Significant collections by Fr. G. Arsène, C. A. Brown, A. Featherman, N. F. Peterson, S.C. Tucker, L. E. Urbatsch, I. Vélez, and E. C. Wurzlow.
Contact: Jennifer S. Kluse, Collections Manager (jkluse@lsu.edu)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: fe609977-5b39-49c5-905a-32ca83233244
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Digital Metadata: EML File
Address:
Shirley C. Tucker Herbarium
Louisiana State University
103 Life Sciences Bldg.
Dept. of Biological Sciences
Baton Rouge, LA   70803
USA
225-578-8564
Collection Statistics
  • 307,723 occurrence
  • 22,903 (7%) georeferenced
  • 296,371 (96%) with images
  • 278,492 (91%) identified to species
  • 436 families
  • 4,365 genera
  • 22,040 species
  • 25,256 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Family Distribution
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  • Acanthaceae (1266)
  • Aceraceae (745)
  • Achariaceae (11)
  • Achatocarpaceae (2)
  • Acoraceae (21)
  • Actinidiaceae (19)
  • Adoxaceae (363)
  • Agavaceae (183)
  • Aizoaceae (256)
  • Alismataceae (1055)
  • Alliaceae (9)
  • Aloeaceae (6)
  • Alseuosmiaceae (1)
  • Alstroemeriaceae (18)
  • Altingiaceae (55)
  • Amaranthaceae (2519)
  • Amaryllidaceae (728)
  • Amborellaceae (2)
  • Anacardiaceae (1057)
  • Anemiaceae (63)
  • Annonaceae (384)
  • Apiaceae (3489)
  • Apocynaceae (1886)
  • Apodanthaceae (1)
  • Aponogetonaceae (1)
  • Aquifoliaceae (1603)
  • Araceae (951)
  • Araliaceae (357)
  • Araucariaceae (34)
  • Arecaceae (371)
  • Argophyllaceae (3)
  • Aristolochiaceae (344)
  • Asclepiadaceae (1093)
  • Asparagaceae (447)
  • Aspleniaceae (716)
  • Asteliaceae (1)
  • Asteraceae (43503)
  • Athyriaceae (99)
  • Azollaceae (76)
  • Balanophoraceae (5)
  • Balsaminaceae (135)
  • Basellaceae (26)
  • Batacae (1)
  • Bataceae (79)
  • Begoniaceae (63)
  • Berberidaceae (335)
  • Betulaceae (905)
  • Bignoniaceae (909)
  • Bixaceae (45)
  • Blandfordiaceae (2)
  • Blechnaceae (530)
  • Bombacaceae (59)
  • Bonnetiaceae (2)
  • Boraginaceae (3439)
  • Brassicaceae (4092)
  • Bromeliaceae (291)
  • Brunelliaceae (12)
  • Bruniaceae (1)
  • Buddlejaceae (220)
  • Burmanniaceae (139)
  • Burseraceae (248)
  • Butomaceae (2)
  • Buxaceae (72)
  • Cabombaceae (211)
  • Cactaceae (208)
  • Calceolariaceae (21)
  • Callitrichaceae (159)
  • Calophyllaceae (21)
  • Calycanthaceae (57)
  • Calyceraceae (4)
  • Campanulaceae (1558)
  • Canellaceae (6)
  • Cannabaceae (398)
  • Cannaceae (116)
  • Capparaceae (200)
  • Caprifoliaceae (1686)
  • Cardiopteridaceae (1)
  • Caricaceae (33)
  • Caryocaraceae (9)
  • Caryophyllaceae (2549)
  • Casuarinaceae (56)
  • Cecropiaceae (25)
  • Celastraceae (491)
  • Cephalotaxaceae (2)
  • Ceratophyllaceae (177)
  • Cercidiphyllaceae (6)
  • Chenopodiaceae (640)
  • Chloranthaceae (26)
  • Chrysobalanaceae (186)
  • Cibotiaceae (3)
  • Cistaceae (287)
  • Cleomaceae (149)
  • Clethraceae (152)
  • Clusiaceae (1513)
  • Colchicaceae (34)
  • Columelliaceae (1)
  • Combretaceae (175)
  • Commelinaceae (1364)
  • Compositae (6)
  • Connaraceae (19)
  • Convolvulaceae (2325)
  • Cordiaceae (3)
  • Coriariaceae (13)
  • Cornaceae (1013)
  • Corsiaceae (1)
  • Corynocarpaceae (2)
  • Costaceae (6)
  • Crassulaceae (420)
  • Crossosomataceae (17)
  • Cucurbitaceae (706)
  • Culcitaceae (4)
  • Cunoniaceae (35)
  • Cupressaceae (679)
  • Cuscutaceae (270)
  • Cyatheaceae (109)
  • Cycadaceae (79)
  • Cyclanthaceae (17)
  • Cymodoceaceae (28)
  • Cyperaceae (18527)
  • Cyrillaceae (276)
  • Cystopteridaceae (11)
  • Datiscaceae (15)
  • Davalliaceae (9)
  • Dennstaedtiaceae (417)
  • Dialypetalanthaceae (1)
  • Diapensiaceae (38)
  • Dichapetalaceae (17)
  • Dicksoniaceae (34)
  • Dilleniaceae (56)
  • Dioscoreaceae (217)
  • Dipentodontaceae (2)
  • Dipsacaceae (12)
  • Dipscaceae (1)
  • Doryanthaceae (2)
  • Droseraceae (287)
  • Drosophyllaceae (1)
  • Dryopteridaceae (1888)
  • Ebenaceae (216)
  • Ehretiaceae (2)
  • Elaeagnaceae (103)
  • Elaeocarpaceae (58)
  • Elatinaceae (37)
  • Empetraceae (38)
  • Epacridaceae (62)
  • Ephedraceae (101)
  • Equisetaceae (662)
  • Ericaceae (3680)
  • Eriocaulaceae (448)
  • Erythropalaceae (1)
  • Erythroxylaceae (54)
  • Escalloniaceae (6)
  • Eucommiaceae (1)
  • Euphorbiaceae (5950)
  • Eupteleaceae (1)
  • Fabaceae (19362)
  • Fagaceae (4287)
  • Flacourtiaceae (87)
  • Flagellariaceae (1)
  • Fouquieriaceae (8)
  • Frankeniaceae (24)
  • Fumariaceae (214)
  • Garryaceae (34)
  • Gelsemiaceae (50)
  • Gentianaceae (1719)
  • Geraniaceae (640)
  • Gesneriaceae (142)
  • Ginkgoaceae (24)
  • Gisekiaceae (3)
  • Gleicheniaceae (62)
  • Globulariaceae (3)
  • Gnetaceae (2)
  • Gomortegaceae (1)
  • Goodeniaceae (37)
  • Grammitidaceae (30)
  • Griseliniaceae (2)
  • Grossulariaceae (533)
  • Gunneraceae (22)
  • Guttiferae (6)
  • Gyrostemonaceae (7)
  • Haemodoraceae (107)
  • Haloragaceae (613)
  • Hamamelidaceae (389)
  • Heliconiaceae (28)
  • Heliotropiaceae (2)
  • Hernandiaceae (18)
  • Hippocastanaceae (207)
  • Hippuridaceae (9)
  • Humiriaceae (5)
  • Hyacinthaceae (3)
  • Hydatellaceae (1)
  • Hydrangeaceae (382)
  • Hydrocharitaceae (497)
  • Hydroleaceae (65)
  • Hydrophyllaceae (532)
  • Hymenophyllaceae (246)
  • Hypericaceae (812)
  • Hypoxidaceae (67)
  • Icacinaceae (45)
  • Illiciaceae (82)
  • Iridaceae (1520)
  • Isoetaceae (150)
  • Iteaceae (102)
  • Juglandaceae (1571)
  • Juncaceae (3271)
  • Juncaginaceae (39)
  • Koeberliniaceae (6)
  • Krameriaceae (66)
  • Lacistemataceae (15)
  • Lactoridaceae (1)
  • Lamiaceae (5860)
  • Lardizabalaceae (5)
  • Lauraceae (937)
  • Lecythidaceae (244)
  • Leguminosae (1)
  • Leitneriaceae (7)
  • Lemnaceae (256)
  • Lentibulariaceae (632)
  • Lepidobotryaceae (3)
  • Liliaceae (2756)
  • Limeaceae (3)
  • Limnanthaceae (29)
  • Linaceae (483)
  • Linderniaceae (16)
  • Lindsaeaceae (34)
  • Loasaceae (220)
  • Lobeliaceae (278)
  • Loganiaceae (631)
  • Lomariopsidaceae (56)
  • Loranthaceae (137)
  • Lycopodiaceae (920)
  • Lygodiaceae (247)
  • Lythraceae (1138)
  • Magnolia (1)
  • Magnoliaceae (799)
  • Malpighiaceae (299)
  • Malvaceae (2972)
  • Marantaceae (73)
  • Marattiaceae (24)
  • Marcgraviaceae (19)
  • Marsileaceae (125)
  • Martyniaceae (15)
  • Mayacaceae (39)
  • Melanthiaceae (283)
  • Melastomataceae (1089)
  • Meliaceae (365)
  • Melianthaceae (1)
  • Melostomataceae (5)
  • Menispermaceae (257)
  • Menyanthaceae (86)
  • Metaxyaceae (4)
  • Misodendraceae (1)
  • Molluginaceae (205)
  • Monimiaceae (19)
  • Monotropaceae (95)
  • Montiaceae (297)
  • Montiniaceae (1)
  • Moraceae (818)
  • Moringaceae (4)
  • Muntingiaceae (13)
  • Musaceae (18)
  • Myoporaceae (39)
  • Myricaceae (578)
  • Myristicaceae (63)
  • Myrsinaceae (69)
  • Myrtaceae (643)
  • Najadaceae (138)
  • Nartheciaceae (106)
  • Nelumbonaceae (95)
  • Nemacladaceae (14)
  • Nepenthaceae (12)
  • Neuradaceae (1)
  • Nolanaceae (2)
  • Nothofagaceae (9)
  • Nyctaginaceae (618)
  • Nymphaeaceae (363)
  • Nyssaceae (413)
  • Ochidaceae (1)
  • Ochnaceae (50)
  • Olacaceae (45)
  • Oleaceae (1615)
  • Oleandraceae (3)
  • Onagraceae (4267)
  • Onocleaceae (62)
  • Onograceae (1)
  • Ophioglossaceae (1246)
  • Opiliaceae (7)
  • Orchidaceae (2259)
  • Orobanchaceae (259)
  • Osmondaceae (8)
  • Osmundaceae (492)
  • Oxalidaceae (838)
  • Paeoniaceae (10)
  • Pandaceae (1)
  • Pandanaceae (3)
  • Papaveraceae (527)
  • Parkeriaceae (66)
  • Passifloraceae (422)
  • Passifloraceaes (1)
  • Pedaliaceae (8)
  • Pentaphylacaceae (27)
  • Penthoraceae (31)
  • Petiveriaceae (30)
  • Phellinaceae (7)
  • Philydraceae (1)
  • Phrymaceae (27)
  • Phyllanthaceae (144)
  • Phyllonomaceae (1)
  • Phytolaccaceae (375)
  • Picramniaceae (28)
  • Picrodendraceae (2)
  • Pinaceae (989)
  • Piperaceae (426)
  • Pittosporaceae (62)
  • Plagiogyriaceae (5)
  • Plantaginaceae (1542)
  • Platanaceae (150)
  • Plumbaginaceae (127)
  • Poaceae (30470)
  • Podocarpaceae (85)
  • Podostemaceae (43)
  • Polemoniaceae (1532)
  • Polygalaceae (1411)
  • Polygonaceae (4655)
  • Polypodiaceae (700)
  • Pontederiaceae (529)
  • Portulacaceae (229)
  • Potamogetonaceae (847)
  • Primulaceae (1174)
  • Proteaceae (112)
  • Pseudanthaceae (2)
  • Psilotaceae (53)
  • Pteridaceae (1691)
  • Punicaceae (19)
  • Putranjivaceae (12)
  • Pyrolaceae (61)
  • Quiinaceae (1)
  • Quillajaceae (1)
  • Ranunculaceae (4604)
  • Rapateaceae (1)
  • Resedaceae (47)
  • Restionaceae (7)
  • Rhamnaceae (1160)
  • Rhizophoraceae (51)
  • Rosaceae (6380)
  • Rubiaceae (5371)
  • Ruppiaceae (98)
  • Rutaceae (590)
  • Sabiaceae (14)
  • Saccolomataceae (8)
  • Saliaceae (5)
  • Salicaceae (1581)
  • Salviniaceae (180)
  • Santalaceae (230)
  • Sapindaceae (1301)
  • Sapotaceae (540)
  • Sarcobataceae (10)
  • Sarraceniaceae (373)
  • Saururaceae (269)
  • Saxifragaceae (604)
  • Scheuchzeriaceae (3)
  • Schisandraceae (140)
  • Schizaeaceae (12)
  • Schlegeliaceae (1)
  • Schoepfiaceae (9)
  • Sciadopityaceae (3)
  • Scrophulariaceae (4332)
  • Selaginaceae (11)
  • Selaginellaceae (586)
  • Simaroubaceae (93)
  • Simmondsiaceae (12)
  • Siparunaceae (28)
  • Smilacaceae (1182)
  • Solanaceae (2152)
  • Sparganiaceae (96)
  • Sparginaceae (3)
  • Sphenocleaceae (137)
  • Staphyleaceae (45)
  • Stegnospermataceae (2)
  • Stemonaceae (4)
  • Stemonuraceae (1)
  • Sterculiaceae (184)
  • Stilbaceae (1)
  • Strasburgeriaceae (1)
  • Strelitziaceae (3)
  • Stylidiaceae (4)
  • Styracaceae (498)
  • Surianaceae (21)
  • Symplocaceae (215)
  • Taccaceae (1)
  • Talinaceae (73)
  • Tamaricaceae (134)
  • Taxaceae (43)
  • Taxodiaceae (277)
  • Tecophilaeaceae (2)
  • Tectariaceae (57)
  • Tepuianthaceae (1)
  • Tetrachondraceae (71)
  • Tetrameristaceae (1)
  • Theaceae (161)
  • Thelypteridaceae (1015)
  • Theophrastaceae (12)
  • Thymelaeaceae (121)
  • Ticodendraceae (1)
  • Tiliaceae (243)
  • Tofieldiaceae (20)
  • Tovariaceae (1)
  • Trapaceae (2)
  • Tremandraceae (3)
  • Trigoniaceae (3)
  • Triuridaceae (2)
  • Trochodendraceae (6)
  • Tropaeolaceae (9)
  • Turneraceae (19)
  • Typhaceae (315)
  • Ulmaceae (807)
  • Unspecified Family (112)
  • Urticaceae (904)
  • Vahliaceae (1)
  • Valerianaceae (208)
  • Velloziaceae (6)
  • Verbenaceae (3047)
  • Violaceae (2054)
  • Viscaceae (93)
  • Vitaceae (1399)
  • Vittariaceae (11)
  • Vivianiaceae (3)
  • Vochysiaceae (40)
  • Winteraceae (131)
  • Woodsiaceae (397)
  • Xanthoceraceae (1)
  • Xanthorrhoeaceae (34)
  • Xyridaceae (884)
  • Zamiaceae (24)
  • Zannichelliaceae (20)
  • Zingiberaceae (49)
  • Zosteraceae (15)
  • Zygophyllaceae (212)