Brooklyn Botanic Garden (BKL)

Contact: Dr. Barbara M. Thiers (bthiers@nybg.org)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 28 February 2017
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 16,079 occurrence
  • 0 georeferenced
  • 13,457 (84%) with images
  • 12,843 (80%) identified to species
  • 216 families
  • 604 genera
  • 2,553 species
  • 2,554 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Family Distribution
Click on the occurrence record counts within the parenthesis to return the records for that family
  • Achnanthaceae (5)
  • Acinetosporaceae (13)
  • Acrochaetiaceae (18)
  • Acrotylaceae (12)
  • Adenocystaceae (1)
  • Ahnfeltiaceae (57)
  • Alariaceae (51)
  • Ammatoideaceae (1)
  • Amphipleuraceae (4)
  • Anadyomenaceae (11)
  • Aphanochaetaceae (4)
  • Areschougiaceae (35)
  • Arthrocladiaceae (8)
  • Bacillariaceae (27)
  • Balliaceae (14)
  • Bangiaceae (179)
  • Batrachospermaceae (101)
  • Bolbocoleaceae (2)
  • Bonnemaisoniaceae (20)
  • Boodleaceae (4)
  • Botrydiaceae (7)
  • Botryococcaceae (2)
  • Bryopsidaceae (160)
  • Callithamniaceae (516)
  • Catenulaceae (2)
  • Caulacanthaceae (11)
  • Caulerpaceae (118)
  • Ceramiaceae (713)
  • Ceratiaceae (2)
  • Chaetangiaceae (1)
  • Chaetopeltidaceae (3)
  • Chaetophoraceae (133)
  • Chamaesiphonaceae (2)
  • Champiaceae (148)
  • Characeae (113)
  • Characiaceae (8)
  • Characiopsidaceae (2)
  • Chlamydomonadaceae (6)
  • Chlorellaceae (20)
  • Chlorochytriaceae (6)
  • Chlorococcaceae (4)
  • Chlorosarcinaceae (1)
  • Chordaceae (61)
  • Chordariaceae (423)
  • Chroococcaceae (20)
  • Chrysocapsaceae (1)
  • Cladophoraceae (651)
  • Cladostephaceae (37)
  • Closteriaceae (47)
  • Coccomyxaceae (5)
  • Cocconeidaceae (4)
  • Codiaceae (60)
  • Coleochaetaceae (8)
  • Corallinaceae (128)
  • Coscinodiscaceae (2)
  • Costariaceae (27)
  • Cutleriaceae (7)
  • Cyanobacteriaceae (27)
  • Cylindrocapsaceae (2)
  • Cymbellaceae (5)
  • Cymodoceaceae (2)
  • Cystocloniaceae (238)
  • Dasyaceae (308)
  • Dasycladaceae (15)
  • Delesseriaceae (652)
  • Derbesiaceae (3)
  • Dermocarpellaceae (8)
  • Desmarestiaceae (148)
  • Desmidiaceae (199)
  • Dichotomosiphonaceae (10)
  • Dicranemataceae (7)
  • Dictyosphaeriaceae (2)
  • Dictyotaceae (206)
  • Dumontiaceae (84)
  • Ectocarpaceae (363)
  • Endocladiaceae (16)
  • Entophysalidaceae (3)
  • Erythrotrichiaceae (6)
  • Euglenaceae (4)
  • Eukaryota (124)
  • Faucheaceae (4)
  • Fischerellaceae (6)
  • Fragilariaceae (32)
  • Fucaceae (294)
  • Furcellariaceae (11)
  • Galaxauraceae (60)
  • Gelidiaceae (192)
  • Gigartinaceae (329)
  • Glaucocystaceae (1)
  • Gloiosiphoniaceae (22)
  • Gomontiaceae (28)
  • Gomphonemataceae (4)
  • Gomphosphaeriaceae (9)
  • Gonatozygaceae (2)
  • Goniaceae (5)
  • Goniotrichaceae (2)
  • Gracilariaceae (196)
  • Haematococcaceae (1)
  • Halimedaceae (49)
  • Halymeniaceae (85)
  • Hapalidiaceae (31)
  • Hapalosiphonaceae (11)
  • Hildenbrandiaceae (6)
  • Himanthaliaceae (12)
  • Hormosiraceae (2)
  • Hydrocharitaceae (5)
  • Hydrococcaceae (13)
  • Hydrodictyaceae (52)
  • Hydruraceae (6)
  • Hymenocladiaceae (5)
  • Kallymeniaceae (178)
  • Kornmanniaceae (1)
  • Laminariaceae (187)
  • Lemaneaceae (42)
  • Lessoniaceae (16)
  • Liagoraceae (99)
  • Licmophoraceae (1)
  • Lomentariaceae (61)
  • Mallomonadaceae (4)
  • Melosiraceae (18)
  • Merismopediaceae (13)
  • Mesosporaceae (1)
  • Mesotaeniaceae (16)
  • Microchaetaceae (16)
  • Microcystaceae (36)
  • Microsporaceae (23)
  • Microthamniaceae (2)
  • Mychodeaceae (4)
  • Naccariaceae (4)
  • Naviculaceae (22)
  • Nemastomataceae (1)
  • Nizymeniaceae (9)
  • Nostocaceae (144)
  • Nostochopsidaceae (3)
  • Oedogoniaceae (92)
  • Oocystaceae (16)
  • Ophiocytiaceae (2)
  • Oscillatoriaceae (235)
  • Palmariaceae (27)
  • Palmellaceae (4)
  • Palmellopsidaceae (1)
  • Peniaceae (11)
  • Petrospongiaceae (1)
  • Peyssonneliaceae (6)
  • Phacelocarpaceae (28)
  • Phaeosaccionaceae (1)
  • Phormidiaceae (124)
  • Phyllariaceae (3)
  • Phyllophoraceae (154)
  • Phyllosiphonaceae (1)
  • Pinnulariaceae (2)
  • Pithophoraceae (14)
  • Plocamiaceae (172)
  • Polyidaceae (19)
  • Polyphysaceae (16)
  • Porphyridiaceae (9)
  • Prasiolaceae (43)
  • Protosiphonaceae (2)
  • Pterocladiaceae (15)
  • Radiococcaceae (9)
  • Ralfsiaceae (17)
  • Rhabdonemataceae (2)
  • Rhipiliaceae (6)
  • Rhizophyllidaceae (1)
  • Rhodomelaceae (1430)
  • Rhodophysemataceae (4)
  • Rhodymeniaceae (190)
  • Rhoicospheniaceae (2)
  • Rhopalodiaceae (5)
  • Rissoellaceae (1)
  • Rivulariaceae (138)
  • Sarcodiaceae (2)
  • Sargassaceae (294)
  • Scenedesmaceae (37)
  • Schizomeridaceae (4)
  • Schizotrichaceae (27)
  • Schizymeniaceae (20)
  • Scinaiaceae (24)
  • Scytonemataceae (45)
  • Scytosiphonaceae (72)
  • Scytothamnaceae (1)
  • Seirococcaceae (30)
  • Selenastraceae (22)
  • Siphonocladaceae (25)
  • Solieriaceae (122)
  • Sphacelariaceae (58)
  • Sphaerococcaceae (12)
  • Sphaerocystidaceae (2)
  • Sphaeropleaceae (7)
  • Spirulinaceae (12)
  • Splachnidiaceae (2)
  • Sporochnaceae (19)
  • Spyridiaceae (75)
  • Stigonemataceae (16)
  • Stylonemataceae (1)
  • Stypocaulaceae (2)
  • Surirellaceae (4)
  • Symphyonemataceae (3)
  • Synechococcaceae (5)
  • Tabellariaceae (3)
  • Tetrasporaceae (32)
  • Thalassiosiraceae (2)
  • Thoreaceae (2)
  • Tilopteridaceae (1)
  • Trentepohliaceae (26)
  • Triceratiaceae (1)
  • Udoteaceae (50)
  • Ulotrichaceae (84)
  • Ulvaceae (422)
  • Ulvellaceae (7)
  • Valoniaceae (9)
  • Vaucheriaceae (49)
  • Volvocaceae (15)
  • Wrangeliaceae (316)
  • Xenococcaceae (4)
  • Zygnemataceae (133)