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LIBRARY

The library of the Botanical Institute of Barcelona (IBB) provides documental support to the research activities developed in the centre. It is also a library opened to everyone interested in botany and related subjects. In 1998 the library merged with the…


ARCHIVE

The collection of documents from the Historical Archive of the Botanical Institute of Barcelona (IBB) is composed of documents produced and received by botanists associated with Barcelona’s Council of Natural Sciences (1906-1935) and…


HERBARIUM

The Botanical Institute of Barcelona (IBB) herbarium—internationally known with the BC code—specializes in western Mediterranean flora. The herbarium is the most important collection of plants in Catalonia, and the third largest in the Iberian Peninsula…


SALVADOR’S CABINET

The Salvador family was a well-known family of apothecaries from Barcelona, who developed their work around naturalism between the 16th and 19th centuries. They collected samples in the Iberian Peninsula and in the Balearic Islands, creating…


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NURSERY AREA

The greenhouse, or nursery, area is managed by the Barcelona Botanic Garden (JBB)

and Botanic Institute of Barcelona (IBB). On the one hand, it serves to prepare plants whose final destiny is the JBB and on the other, and on the other it is a place where research…