Vascular plants collection (P) of the…

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Vascular plants collection (P) of the Muséum national d'Histoire Naturelle (MNHN - Paris)


The French National Herbarium, estimated at 8 million specimens preserved specimens from around the world, but particularly in France, Francophone Africa, New Caledonia, Madagascar, Southeast Asia, in French Guiana . It also has important collections in light of the history of botany: Tournefort, Jussieu, Lamarck, Adanson, and those of famous travelers as Bonpland, Michaud, Saint-Hilaire, Richard, D'Orbigny etc. The designation at CITES is FR 75A. It publishes Adansonia, a botanical periodical, and journals on the flora of New Caledonia, Madagascar and Comores, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam, Cameroon, and Gabon.

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Administrative contact
Simon Chagnoux Pignal
Metadata author
Simon Chagnoux

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MNHN - Museum national d'Histoire naturelle

Publication Date

Dec 8, 2014

Registration Date

Nov 10, 2011

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MNHN - Collections

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Other Contacts

Content provider
Marc Jeanson
Content provider
Pascale Chesselet
Content provider
Jean-Noël Labat
Content provider
Odile Poncy
Content provider
Marc Pignal