Facebook Twitter Instagram Youtube

Herbarium collections

GENERAL HERBARIUM

The main collection of the Botanical Institute of Barcelona (IBB) includes vascular plants collected for the most part by botanists interested in the flora of the north-eastern Iberian Peninsula…


HISTORICAL COLLECTIONS

Throughout its history, the Botanical Institute of Barcelona (IBB) has acquired a variety of herbaria dating from the 17th to early 20th centuries, as a continuation to the significant initiatives…


OTHER HERBARIA

This category includes those non-historical collections separated from the general herbarium, according to their origin (cultivated or tropical plants) or typology (fruits or seeds). There are…


LICHENS HERBARIUM

Biologically, lichens are the result of the symbiosis between one or more species of fungi (mycobiont) and one or more species of algae and/or cyanobacteria (photobiont). Although…


FUNGI HERBARIUM

The collection of fungi refers mainly to sporocarps or other reproductive structures. Mycelial samples are only preserved for specimens of myxomycetes or parasitic fungi…


BRYOPHYTES COLLECTION

The Botanical Institute of Barcelona (IBB) preserves an important collection of bryophytes, with about 7,000 samples. Specimens are alphabetically arranged by genus…


ALGAE HERBARIUM

The herbarium of the Botanical Institute of Barcelona (IBB) comprises two kinds of Algae collections on the basis of their conservation method: the first one includes…