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UPRRP Herbarium celebrates the accessioning of its 50,000th specimen.

Mar 21, 2012

Dr. Franklin Axelrod, UPRRP Collections Manager, reads the Botanical Benediction prior to stamping the 50,000th specimen of Lomariopsis kunzeana (picture bellow), a fern rediscovered by Fabiola Areces after eluding botanists for nearly 70 years. Watch more pictures of the event at the end of this page.