The Herbarium stores pressed plants, seeds and flowers, and volunteer caretakers of the Herbarium use these for plant identification, a service is available to academic institutions, government departments and individuals.

Training courses are run in plant identification, and the herbarium facilitates the identification of specimens.

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

The collection was established in 1940 and continues to the present.

Taxonomic range

Vascular plants, Cryptogams. Northeastern New South Wales; voucher specimen repository for forest projects and botanical surveys. Includes exotics.

Kingdoms covered include: Plantae.

Geographic range

Primarily NSW North Coastal Tablelands

Australian states covered include: New South Wales.

Number of specimens in the collection

The estimated number of specimens in the North Coast Regional Botanic Gardens Herbarium is 28,776.

Of these 28,776 are databased. This represents 100.0 % of the collection.

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


The North Coast Regional Botanic Gardens Herbarium contains these significant collections:

  • A. G. Floyd - specimens
  • H. Hayes - specimens
  • L. Archer - orchid collection
  • Public Reference collection for public use - 2498 sheets

Metadata last updated on 2010-10-14 21:29:58.0

Digitised records available through the Atlas

The North Coast Regional Botanic Gardens Herbarium has an estimated 28,776 specimens.
The collection has databased 100.0 % of these (28,776 records).

No database records for this collection can be accessed through the Atlas of Living Australia.

No records are available for viewing in the Atlas.

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