Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle (PC)

The herbarium of the museum, referred to by code PC, includes a large number of important collections amongst its 2 000 000 cryptogams (algae, bryophyta, fungi and lichens) specimens. These collections are constitued by a general herbarium and numerous particular collections. Among these last, Allorge, Bescherelle, Bourdot & Galzin, Heim, Hue, Montagne, Romagnesi, Sauvageau, Thuret & Bornet herbaria.
Curator: Bart Buyck,, [33] 1 40 79 31 86
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 4 June 2021
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 63,470 specimen records
  • 1,258 (2%) georeferenced
  • 558 (0.88%) identified to species
  • 450 families
  • 151 genera
  • 108 species
  • 138 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Taxon Distribution
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