Herbaria at the Botanical Institute - Basel, BS, Switzerland
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
N 47° 33.521 E 007° 34.858
32T E 393247 N 5268227
Quick Description: The herbaria of the Botanical Instutute of the University of Basel combines several collections with together over one million items, the oldest ones dating back to 1589.
Location: Basel Stadt, Switzerland
Date Posted: 2/28/2018 2:23:46 AM
Waymark Code: WMXV3D
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member wayfrog
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Long Description:
EN: The Botanical Institute of the University of Basel is located since 1896 on today's location on the Schönbeinstrasse. The institute hosts several herbaria, which together contain around one million plant specimen. Many of them are digitally accessible today.

The six collections also include that of C. Bauhin, which dates back to the founding of the Institute in 1589 and is one of the oldest in the world, as well as the Renz Collection, the world's largest orchid herbarium.

Five of the six herbaria can be found in the Index Herbariorum under different codes: BAS, PAE, RENZ, BASBG. They are all at the same address.

DE: Das Botanische Institut der Universität Basel befindet sich seit 1896 am heutigen Standdort an der Schönbeinstrasse. Das Institut beherbergt verschiedene Herbaria, die zusammen rund eine Million Pflanzenbelege enthalten. Viele davon sind heute digital zugänglich.

Zu den sechs Sammlungen gehören auch jenes von C. Bauhin, das auf die Gründung des Instituts 1589 zurückgeht und eines der ältesten der Welt ist, sowie die Sammlung Renz, die weltweit grösste Orchideensammlung.

Fünf der sechs Herbarien sind im Index Herbariorum unter verschiedenen Codes zu finden: BAS, PAE, RENZ, BASBG. Sie befinden sich aber alle an der selben Adresse.
Herbarium Acronym: BAS, PAE, RENZ, BASBG

Institution Association: University

Type of Structure: Not seperate

City: Basel

Special Collections: Herbar der Basler Botanischen Gesellschaft (BBG), Orchideenherbar J. Renz and more

Index Herbariorum Site Link: [Web Link]

Special Projects: Not listed

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