Description

The scientific collections of Lund University Botanical Museum (Herbarium LD) comprise 2.5 million specimens divided into algae & cyanobacteria (102 000), bryophytes (149 000), fungi (63 000), lichens (170 000) and vascular plants (2 000 000). The collections go back to the 18th century and represent more than 250 years of scientific research. Coverage is worldwide with particularly important collections from Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Greece, Turkey, North Africa, South Africa, Zimbabwe and Australia.

Taxonomic range

Kingdoms covered include: Fungi, Plantae and Protista.

Geographic range

Specimens worldwide from Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Oceania and Antarctica. Particularly important collections from Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Greece, Turkey, North Africa, South Africa, Zimbabwe and Australia.

Number of specimens in the collection

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Metadata last updated on 2017-05-19 14:10:36.0

Location

Porfyrvägen 20
Lund
Sweden

Contact

Håkan Wittzell
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