University of Mississippi, Thomas M. Pullen Herbarium (MISS-Bryophytes)

The Pullen Herbarium (MISS) collection consists of over 75,000 vascular plant specimens, as well as non vascular plants, slime molds and fungi. With funding from the National Science Foundation , the collection is now housed in new cabinets on a compactor system and the specimen data has been entered into a searchable database. All accessioned specimens have been imaged and are currently being linked to our heritage database.
Contact: Lucile McCook, Curator (
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 1a65a4cd-7c8f-4d84-82b2-156016c6117a
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Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 774 specimen records
  • 81 (10%) georeferenced
  • 369 (48%) with images
  • 505 (65%) identified to species
  • 68 families
  • 142 genera
  • 302 species
  • 290 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
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