The Monash University Herbarium (MUCV) collection is a teaching (reference) resource for staff and students to identify and learn about the plants of south-eastern Australia.

More more information on the Herbarium, read the article on the Home of the Plants:

The MUCV Bryophyte (mosses) collection has been transfered to The Melbourne University Herbarium (MELU).

The MUCV Fungal collection has been transferred to National Herbarium of Victoria (MEL).

Statistics taken (September 2010) from: (CHAH Last updated: June 2003)

The collection was established in 1973 and continues to the present.

Taxonomic range

South Eastern Australian vascular plants and algae.

Kingdoms covered include: Plantae.

Geographic range

Victorian and Australian with the emphasis on South Eastern Australian plants.

Australian states covered include: Victoria.

Number of specimens in the collection

The estimated number of specimens in the Monash University Herbarium is 11,300.

Click the Records & Statistics tab to access those database records that are available through the atlas.

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Metadata last updated on 2010-11-03 11:11:19.0


Former Herbarium curator Mr Russell Dixon and honorary research fellow Dr Beth Scott

Photo courtesy of Monash University


Department of Biological Sciences, Wellington Road
Victoria 3168

(03) 9905 5624


Jodie Weller
School Manager
phone: +61 3 9905 5648
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Member of Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria (CHAH)

Digitised records available through the Atlas

The Monash University Herbarium has an estimated 11,300 specimens.

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