UCSB: Algae - University of California Santa Barbara Algae Collection (UCSB-Algae)

The UCSB botanical collections, housed at the Cheadle Center for Biodiversity and Ecological Restoration, include over 250,000 taxa of terrestrial and marine species. The vascular plant herbarium includes approximately 100,000 vascular plant specimens, lichens curated by Dr. Shirley Tucker, and the C.H. Muller Oak collection. The algal herbarium houses approximately 8000 specimens dating from the 1880s.

Contacts: Greg Wahlert, wahlert@ccber.ucsb.edu
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 4 March 2021
IPT / DwC-A Source:
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 8,851 specimen records
  • 8,473 (96%) georeferenced
  • 8,849 (100%) with images (10,677 total images)
  • 4,747 (54%) identified to species
  • 123 families
  • 197 genera
  • 454 species
  • 482 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics