Florida Museum of Natural History

University of Florida Herbarium (FLAS)

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Research Projects

Herbarium staff and students participate in diverse projects spanning traditional morphological plant systematics, floristics, plant anatomy, molecular analysis and pollination ecology. Our major focus areas include the plant families Orchidaceae, Ericaceae and Melastomataceae, Angiosperm family phylogeny, Florida floristic inventories and cultivated plant systematics.

Pescatorea lehmannii flower

Molecular, Morphological and Ecological Plant Systematic Studies

Floristic Projects

Collection and Resource Digitization Projects

Publications by Staff, Student and Affiliated Researchers (in herbarium library database)

Florida Museum Botanical Research Project Press Releases