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News record: [643418] USMS Herbarium puts Morphbank over 300,000 images!

In a joint effort involving the USMS Herbarium at the University of Southern Mississippi Department of Biological Sciences, the Deep South Plant Specimen Imaging Project, Specify and the Robert K. Godfrey Herbarium at the Florida State University Department of Biological Science, over 16,000 new images of specimens from the USMS Herbarium are now in Morphbank. This latest contribution to Morphbank includes the 300,000th image uploaded: Physalis carpenteri. These newest specimen images range over 3800 distinct taxa and 45 states. This collaborative effort would not have been possible without a grant from the National Science Foundation.

See 75 images from USMS here: USMS Sample Collection

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