"ALA" is the official acronym given to the University of Alaska Museum Herbarium in the list of the world's herbaria published by the International Association for Plant Taxonomy (Holmgren, P. K., N. H. Holmgren, and L. C. Barnett. 1990. Index Herbariorum Part I: The Herbaria of the World. New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY. 693 pp.