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James Cook University Herbarium

Updated March 2010

HERBARIUM CODE:

JCT

CITES number:

AU039

HERBARIUM NAME:

James Cook University Herbarium

DEPARTMENT / ORGANISATION:

School of Marine and Tropical Biology,
James Cook University

CONTACT DETAILS
Street Address:


School of Marine and Tropical Biology,
James Cook University

Postal Address:

James Cook University

City:

Townsville

State:

Queensland

Postcode:

4811

Telephone:

(07) 4781 4574

Facsimile:

(07) 4725 1570

Email:

betsy.jackes@jcu.edu.au
nanette.hooker@jcu.edu.au

Location:

Townsville

AUTHORITY/STATUS:

University

ACCESS:

By arrangement with the Curator or Director

ASSOCIATED LIVING COLLECTION:

-

FOUNDATION:

1960s

FUNCTIONS:

Teaching and research facility

GEOGRAPHIC SCOPE:

North Queensland chiefly

TAXONOMIC SCOPE:

All groups including algae

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NUMBER OF SPECIMENS:

Total

Types

Angiosperms

14,500

Some isotypes

Dicots

-

-

Monocots

-

-

Gymnosperms

86

-

Pteridophytes

1080

-

Mosses

c. 80

-

Liverworts

-

-

Lichens

-

-

Fungi

-

-

Algae

8300 – chiefly IR Price collection

-

Fossils

-

-

Wood Samples

-

-

Accessioned

-

-

Unaccessioned

-

-

Computerisation

Status:

commenced

Database Name:

-

Database Description:

Microsoft Access

Number of Specimen Records:

-

Access:

-

Email and Internet:

www.jcu.edu.au/mtb/research/facilities/JCUPRD_055869.html

Additional Collections

Significant Historical Collections:

-

Significant Special Collections:

I.R. Price (algae)

Ancillary Collections:

-

Photographic Collections:

-

Botanical Library:

-

Staff and Support

Director / Curator

B.R. Jackes (A.Prof.)

Curator:

N.B. Hooker

Chief Botanist:

-

Taxonomists:

A. Cairns, M. Waycott

Ecologists/Evolutionary Biologists:

-

Technical Officers:

-

Volunteers:

-

Associates:

several, part-time

Associated Research

Taxonomic:

-

Non-Taxonomic:

-

Publications

Relating to the Collection:

-

Relating to the Herbarium:

-

Notes:

Basically a small reference and teaching herbarium, regionally focussed.


Prepared for the web by Murray Fagg, last updated 24 August, 2011