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Smithsonian Institution, National Cleared Leaf Collection - Wolfe (NCLC-W)

Cleared leaf images currently displayed by ClearedLeavesDB are of specimens cleared and stained under the direction of Jack A. Wolfe, U. S. Geological Survey.

The collection contains over 14,000 leaves. The largest number of specimens in NCLC-W (7,460) were obtained from the University of California Herbarium at University of California Berkeley. Other contributing herbaria providing large numbers of specimens include the California Academy of Sciences (2,375), Arnold Arboretum, Harvard University (1,294), Missouri Botanical Garden (1,184), New York Botanical Garden (507), Field Museum of Natural History (388) and the National Herbarium of the Smithsonian Institution (172). When available we have provided the herbarium code and number for the sheet from which the cleared leaf was removed, and this number should be cited whenever possible.

Slides were photographed by Dane Miller, Erika Gonzalez, Ian Tom, Stephanie Bailey, and many volunteers at the Smithsonian Institution.

Collection Licenses: 

Smithsonian Licenses

Images of NCLC-W specimens can be used for private, education, research or other non-commercial purposes for free, provided that the source and the copyright holder are cited. Any commercial use requires consent of the Smithsonian Institution.

All Images in Collection

x916.jpg 330 hits.
1032b.jpg 309 hits.
18370.jpg 298 hits.
9314.jpg 294 hits.
1000b.jpg 293 hits.
2002.jpg 292 hits.
310A_0.jpg 288 hits.
13819_0.jpg 280 hits.
6.jpg 275 hits.
5701.jpg 266 hits.
775_1.jpg 261 hits.
5175.jpg 261 hits.
12007.jpg 245 hits.
14692.jpg 229 hits.
10160.jpg 222 hits.
5988.jpg 217 hits.
1082a.jpg 213 hits.
8835.jpg 212 hits.
10483.jpg 210 hits.
8577a.jpg 209 hits.
8382.jpg 205 hits.
5570.jpg 204 hits.
8192_polarized.jpg 203 hits.
1173.jpg 203 hits.


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