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The Joseph C. Arthur Herbarium (PUR):
  • One of the largest collections of rust fungi (uredinales) in the world.
  • ~100,000 specimens.
  • Established in 1888.
  • Important collections: J. C. Arthur, E. Bartholomew, E. Bethel, G. R. Bisby, W. C. Blasdale, P. Buritica, M. A. Carlton, J. Clemens, G. B. Cummins, J. J. Davis. J. Dearness, F. S. Earle, D. Griffiths, N. Hiratsuka, J. F. Hennen, E. W. D. Holway, H. S. Jackson, W. A. Kellerman, F. D. Kern, J. C. Lindquist, W. H. Long, E. B. Mains, C.R. Orton, C. H. Peck, H. W. Thurston, S. M. Tracey, A. P. Viegas, H. H. Whetzel.

The Ralph M. Kriebel Herbarium (PUL):

  • Vascular plants and non-rust fungi.
  • Oldest Herbarium in the State of Indiana.
  • Established in 1873.
  • ~75,000 specimens.
  • ~16,000 fungal exsiccati.
  • Founded by Stanley N. Coulter and named for Ralph M. Kriebel in 1961.
  • Important contributors: J. C. Arthur, S. N. Coulter, C. C. Deam, D. C. Eaton, R. M. Kriebel, A. A. Lindsey.

Contact Information:

Located in Lilly Hall of Life Sciences on the Purdue University campus in West Lafayette, IN.

Visitors are always welcome at the Arthur and Kriebel Herbaria.
For further information, please contact:
Telephone: (765) 494-4623

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