Plant threats to Pacific ecosystems

Decoding herbaria acronyms


This table shows selected acronyms used to designate the herbaria where voucher specimens are located and the corresponding herbaria names and locations.  For herbaria not listed in the table, search the Index Herbariorum.

Acronym

Herbarium name

Herbarium location

A

Arnold Arboretum, Harvard University

U.S.A. Massachusetts. Cambridge.

AD

State Herbarium of South Australia

Australia. South Australia. Adelaide.

AK

Auckland War Memorial Museum

New Zealand. Auckland.

AUA

Auburn University

U.S.A. Alabama. Auburn.

BISH

Bishop Museum

U.S.A. Hawaii. Honolulu.

BKL

Brooklyn Botanical Garden U.S.A. New York. Brooklyn

BM

The Natural History Museum [British Museum] U.K. England. London.

BNM

Beleu National Museum Republic of Palau.  Koror.

BRI

Queensland Herbarium`

Australia. Queensland. Brisbane.

BRIU

University of Queensland

Australia. Queensland. St. Lucia.

BRY

Brigham Young University

U.S.A. Utah. Provo.

CAM

St. John's College U.K. England Cambridge

CBG

Australian National Botanic Gardens

Australia. Australian Capital Territory. Canberra.

CDS

Charles Darwin Research Station

Ecuador. Puerto Ayora.

CHR

Landcare Research New Zealand Limited

New Zealand. Lincoln. Christchurch.

COLO

University of Colorado Museum U.S.A. Colorado. Boulder.

COM

College of Micronesia Federated States of Micronesia.  Pohnpei. [not an official acronym]
F Field Museum of Natural History U.S.A. Illinois. Chicago
FU Kyushu University Japan. Fukouka. Fukouka.

GB

Göteborg University

Sweden. Göteborg.

GH Harvard University U.S.A. Massachusetts. Cambridge

GUAM

University of Guam

Guam, U.S.A. Guam. Mangilao.

HAW

University of Hawaii

U.S.A. Hawaii. Honolulu.

HLA

Harold L. Lyon Arboretum

U.S.A. Hawaii. Honolulu

K

Royal Botanic Gardens

U.K. England. Kew.

L

Nationaal Herbarium Nederland, Leiden University branch

Netherlands. Leiden.

MAU

Mauritius Sugar Industry Research Institute

Mauritius. Réduit.

MO

Missouri Botanical Garden

U.S.A. Missouri. St. Louis.

MONT

Montana State University

U.S.A. Montana. Bozeman.

NOU

Institut de Recherche pour le Développement

New Caledonia. Nouméa.

NSW

Royal Botanic Gardens, New South Wales

Australia. New South Wales. Sydney.

NU University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg campus South Africa. KwaZulu-Natal Province. Pietermaritzburg.

NY

New York Botanical Garden

U.S.A. New York. Bronx.

P

Muséum National d' Histoire Naturelle

France. Paris.

PAP

Muséum de Tahiti et des Iles

French Polynesia. Tahiti. Punaauia.

POM

Pomona College

U.S.A. California. Claremont.

PTBG

National Tropical Botanical Garden

U.S.A. Hawaii. Kalaheo.

QRS

CSIRO

Australia. Queensland. Atherton.

SN South China Normal University People's Republic of China. Guangdong. Guangzhou.

SUVA

University of the South Pacific

Fiji. Suva.

UC

University of California

U.S.A. California. Berkeley.

US

Smithsonian Institution

U.S.A. District of Columbia. Washington.

WAG

Wageningen University

Netherlands. Wageningen.

Search the Index Herbariorum for herbaria not listed in the above table.


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