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Category: Herbarium Curation Projects

Herbarium Curation Projects

Xylarium

A xylarium, xylotheque, and xylothek are all words to describe a collection of wood (the Greek word for “wood” is xylon). In trees, the secondary xylem, the tissue that transports

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Herbarium Curation Projects

Microscope Slide Collection

The BRIT Microscope Slide Collection incorporates over 16,000 glass microscope slides, representing an important resource for the study of pollen and plant anatomy.

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Herbarium Curation Projects

R. Dale Thomas Collection (NLU)

Prior to its move to BRIT, the R. Dale Thomas Collection (NLU) was housed at the University of Louisiana at Monroe. The herbarium acronym NLU

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Herbarium Curation Projects

Herbarium Digitization

Specimen Digitization = Imaging + Databasing + Georeferencing The BRIT herbarium is in the process of imaging key specimens at high resolution, and converting textual

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Herbarium Curation Projects

Herbarium Inventory

Overview Since its inception in 1987, the Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT) has been a repository for orphaned herbaria—including the collections from Southern Methodist

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