Universidad de La Serena (ULS)

Specialty: Northern Chile; vascular plants.
Date Founded: 1988.
Contact: Francisco Squeo, Director of the Herbarium (f_squeo@userena.cl)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 13 February 2015
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 3,752 specimen records
  • 3,752 (100%) georeferenced
  • 3,382 (90%) identified to species
  • 90 families
  • 253 genera
  • 524 species
  • 524 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Family Distribution
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  • Aizoaceae (83)
  • Alliaceae (22)
  • Amaranthaceae (2)
  • Amaryllidaceae (22)
  • Anacardiaceae (4)
  • Apiaceae (92)
  • Apocynaceae (66)
  • Aristolochiaceae (4)
  • Asphodelaceae (1)
  • Asteraceae (543)
  • Bignoniaceae (40)
  • Boraginaceae (176)
  • Brassicaceae (68)
  • Bromeliaceae (5)
  • Buddlejaceae (17)
  • Cactaceae (49)
  • Calceolariaceae (24)
  • Calyceraceae (6)
  • Campanulaceae (18)
  • Caricaceae (2)
  • Caryophyllaceae (40)
  • Chenopodiaceae (153)
  • Convolvulaceae (17)
  • Crassulaceae (1)
  • Cucurbitaceae (2)
  • Cyperaceae (78)
  • Dioscoreaceae (12)
  • Ephedraceae (86)
  • Equisetaceae (3)
  • Escalloniaceae (13)
  • Euphorbiaceae (28)
  • Fabaceae (333)
  • Frankeniaceae (42)
  • Gentianaceae (7)
  • Geraniaceae (8)
  • Haloragaceae (13)
  • Hemerocallidaceae (2)
  • Hyacinthaceae (18)
  • Iridaceae (7)
  • Juncaceae (45)
  • Juncaginaceae (19)
  • Krameriaceae (23)
  • Lamiaceae (10)
  • Ledocarpaceae (9)
  • Lentibulariaceae (1)
  • Liliaceae (35)
  • Linaceae (2)
  • Loasaceae (32)
  • Loranthaceae (13)
  • Lythraceae (7)
  • Malesherbiaceae (62)
  • Malpighiaceae (21)
  • Malvaceae (111)
  • Montiaceae (142)
  • Nolanaceae (202)
  • Nyctaginaceae (9)
  • Onagraceae (34)
  • Orchidaceae (1)
  • Orobanchaceae (2)
  • Oxalidaceae (27)
  • Papaveraceae (5)
  • Phrymaceae (16)
  • Phytolaccaceae (2)
  • Plantaginaceae (50)
  • Plumbaginaceae (13)
  • Poaceae (225)
  • Polemoniaceae (6)
  • Polygalaceae (2)
  • Polygonaceae (38)
  • Portulacaceae (2)
  • Potamogetonaceae (1)
  • Primulaceae (8)
  • Pteridaceae (4)
  • Ranunculaceae (26)
  • Rhamnaceae (2)
  • Rosaceae (20)
  • Rubiaceae (42)
  • Rutaceae (1)
  • Sapindaceae (1)
  • Schoepfiaceae (9)
  • Solanaceae (149)
  • Tecophilaeaceae (11)
  • Tropaeolaceae (6)
  • Typhaceae (2)
  • Urticaceae (4)
  • Valerianaceae (3)
  • Verbenaceae (47)
  • Violaceae (21)
  • Vivianiaceae (8)
  • Zygophyllaceae (68)