Contact Information, office hours and more...

Due to the effects of Hurricane Maria, the UPRRP Herbarium has been temporarily located on the 4th floor of the Molecular Sciences Research Center, Cupey, San Juan.  Access is by appointment only.  
To contact us the number to call is (787) 550-7165 or write to either Dr. Axelrod ( or Dr. Ackerman (

Important contact information!

James Ackerman, Ph.D.
Herbarium Director
phone: (787) 550-7165

Franklin Axelrod, Ph.D.
Collections Manager

Fabiola Areces, Ph.D.
Research Associate

Project Coordinator of the Virtual Flora El Verde


Where are we?

Physical Address
Molecular Science Research Center, 4th floor
Hwy 1, Cupey, San Juan, Puerto Rico, USA


Where to mail?

Mailing Address
Herbarium Department of Biology
University of Puerto Rico- Río Piedras
P.O. Box 23360
San Juan, PR 00931-3360, USA

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