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University of Western Australia Herbarium

Partially updated Sept 2006

HERBARIUM CODE:

UWA

CITES number:

-

HERBARIUM NAME:

University of Western Australia Herbarium

DEPARTMENT / ORGANISATION:

School of Plant Biology, Crawley 6009

CONTACT DETAILS
Street Address:


35 Stirling Highway

Postal Address:

35 Stirling Highway

City:

Crawley

State:

WA

Postcode:

6009

Telephone:

(08) 6488 2215

Facsimile:

(08) 6488 1108

Email:

miclmood@cyllene.uwa.edu.au

Location:

Botany Building , 2nd floor, MO90

AUTHORITY/STATUS:

University

ACCESS:

to enrolled students or by appointment

ASSOCIATED LIVING COLLECTION:

Taxonomic Garden

FOUNDATION:

-

FUNCTIONS:

Reference and teaching collection

GEOGRAPHIC SCOPE:

South West Botanical Province, Pilbara

TAXONOMIC SCOPE:

Algae and Embryophytes

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NUMBER OF SPECIMENS:

Total

Types

Angiosperms

c. 10000

None

Dicots

Precise numbers not available

-

Monocots

-

-

Gymnosperms

-

-

Pteridophytes

-

-

Mosses

-

-

Liverworts

-

-

Lichens

-

-

Fungi

None - Hilton collection transferred to State Herbarium

-

Algae

Reference collection of WA species

-

Fossils

-

-

Wood Samples

-

-

Accessioned

-

-

Unaccessioned

-

-

Computerisation

Status:

Not databased

Database Name:

-

Database Description:

-

Number of Specimen Records:

-

Access:

-

Email and Internet:

-

Additional Collections

Significant Historical Collections:

-

Significant Special Collections:

-

Ancillary Collections:

-

Photographic Collections:

-

Botanical Library:

-

Staff and Support

Director:

-

Curator:

Michael Moody

Manager:

-

Chief Botanist:

-

Taxonomists:

Research Fellow: Carol Wilkins; Recent Ph.D.: Juliet Wege, Ryonen Butcher;

Ecologists/Evolutionary Biologists:

Pauline Grierson; PhD student – Eli Bradbury

Technical Officers:

-

Volunteers:

-

Associates:

Lorraine Cobb

Associated Research

Taxonomic:

Phylogeny (in collaboration, with Dr. Barbara Whitlock, University of Miami) and revision of genera in the Lasiopetaleae tribe of Byttneriaceae (Malvaceae s.l.) for Flora of Australia, (Commersonia, Rulingia, Seringia, Keraudrenia, Hannafordia, Guchenotia, Lysiosepalum, Lasiopetalum & Thomasia, Maxwellia). Revision of Jacksonia, Gompholobium , and the Eutaxia near completion.

Phylogeny and revisions in Haloragaceae; aquatic angiosperms, Petrophile, Eucalyptus (sect. Bisectae).

Non-Taxonomic:

Building reference collection for Pilbara region

Publications

Relating to the Collection:

-

Relating to the Herbarium:

-

Notes:

-


Prepared for the web by Murray Fagg, last updated 23 December, 2008