LD - Lund University - Lund, Sweden
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Walking Boots
N 55° 41.451 E 013° 13.103
33U E 388005 N 6173111
Quick Description: The Herbarium in Lund contains plants from all over the world.
Location: Skåne, Sweden
Date Posted: 9/13/2020 12:39:41 AM
Waymark Code: WM134CV
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
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Long Description:
The herbarium in Lund contains plants from all over the world and is located at Lund University, Arkivcentrum Syd.

The collections from the Nordic countries are the largest, but there are also important collections from other parts of the world.
The scientific collections comprise 2.5 million specimens divided into: Algae & cyanobacteria 102000, Bryophytes 149000, Fungi 63000, Lichens 170000, Vascular plants 2000000.

3 valuable historical collections are kept separately.
The Agardh Herbarium - one of the world's most important collections of algae.
The Retzius Herbarium - mainly collected during the late 18th century.
The Acharius Herbarium - mainly vascular plants from the 18th and early 19th century.

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Herbarium Acronym: LD

Institution Association: University

Type of Structure: Seperate structure

City: Lund

Special Collections: 3 valuable historical collections

Index Herbariorum Site Link: [Web Link]

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