Specimens

The specimens in this scrapbook represent twenty-seven families, forty-six genera, and sixty-five species. These were collected from various arctic localities in the mid-nineteeth century. If you wish to view the specimens sequentially as they appaer in the scrapbook, click here. If you wish to view a specific taxon, consult the following list arranged alphabetically by family.

Families arranged alphabetically:

A B C D E F G H I J K L

 M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y

 

Asteraceae

Arnica alpina
Erigeron uniflorus
Leucanthemum integrifolium
Omalotheca sylvatica


Betulaceae

Betula papyrifera

Brassicaceae

Cardamine bellidifolia
Cochlearia offininalis
Draba alpina
Draba fladnizensis
Parrya arctica (2) (3)

Caryophyllaceae

Cerastium latifolium
Cerastium regelii
Silene alpina
Silene apetala (2)
Stellaria longipes (2)

 

Diapensiaceae

Diapensia lapponica

Ericaceae
Cassiope tetragona (2) (3)
Pyrola grandiflora
Vaccinium uligiosum

 

Gentianaceae
Gentianella propinqua

Hippuridaceae

Hippuris maritima

Juncaceae

Juncus biglumis
Juncus trifidus
Luzula arctica

Lamiaceae

Thymus serphyllum

Lycopodiaceae

Lycopodium selago

Onagraceae

Epilobium angustifolium
Epilobium latifolium

 

Papaveraceae

Papaver radicatum (2) (3) (4)

Parmeliaceae

Cetaria nivalis

Plantaginaceae

Plantago lanceolata

Plumbaginaceae

Statice armeria

Poaceae

Alopecurus alpinus (2) (3)

Hierchloe alpina
Poa arctica
Poa brevifolia
Poa laxa

Polygonaceae

Koenigia islandica

Oxyria digysia
Polygonum viviparum (2) (3) (4)

Polytricaceae

Polytrichum alpinum (2)
Polytrichum strictum

Tortula ruralis

Primulaceae

Androsace chamaejasme

Ranunculaceae

Ranunculus hyperboreus
Ranunculus sulphureus (2)

Rosaceae

Alchemilla alpina
Dryas integrifolium
Potentilla emarginata
Potentilla nana
Sibbaldiopsis tridentata

Salicaceae

Salix arctica (2) (3)
Salix herbacea
Salix speciosa

Saxifragaceae

Saxifraga aizoon
Saxifraga cernua
Saxifraga cespitosa
Saxifraga flagellaris (2) (3)
Saxifraga nivalis (2) (3)
Saxifraga oppositifolia (2)
Saxifraga tricusbidata

Parnassia kotzebrui

 

Scrophulariaceae

Bartsia alpina

Pedicularis capitata

Umbilicariaceae

Umbilicaria hirsuta
Umbilicaria proboscidea

Usneaceae

Alectoria nigricians
Alectoria ochroleuca

Unidentified

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Mouse over the collage above for an explanation of the colour coding used on the specimen pages.

Sources of information on the botanical specimens consulted in preparing this page include:

Crosby, M.R., Magill, R.E. (1994). Index of Mosses (1990-1992). St. Louis, MO.: Missouri Botanical Garden.

Grout, A.J. (1965): Mosses With Hand Lens and Microscope. Ashton, Maryland: Eric Lundberg.

Hulten, E. (1968): Flora of Alaska and Neighbouring Territories: A Manual of the Vascular Plants. Stanford, California: Stanford University Press.

Jackson, D. (1977) Index Kewensis, Volumes 1&2. Koenigsten, Germany: Otto Koeltz Science Publishers.

Kartesz, J.T. (1994). A Synonymized Checklist pf the Vascular Flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland, Biota of North American Program of the North Carolina Botanical Garden Volumes 1&2. Portland, Oregon: Timber Press, Inc.

Longton, R.E.(1988). Studies in Polar Research Biology of Polar Bryophytes and Lichens. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.

Mabberley, D.J. (1997).The Plant-Book: A Portable Dictionary of Vascular Plants. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.

Polunin, N. (1936). A botanical scrapbook. Rhodora 38(456):409-413.

Porsild, A.E., Cody, W.J. (1980). Vascular PLants of the Continental Northwest Territories, Canada. Ottawa: National Museums of Canada.

 


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