Centre for botanical research and Information on the Queensland flora, plant communities and ecology.
Queensland Herbarium (Mareeba), MBA was a regional station of BRI, the holdings of which have been transferred to Australian Tropical Herbarium (CNS). All MBA specimens are duplicated at BRI.
Statistics taken (Dec 2015) from:
http://www.chah.gov.au/chah/resources/herbaria/bri.html (CHAH updated Dec 2015)
The collection was established in 1855 and continues to the present.
Queensland flora - plants, algae, lichens and fungi.
Kingdoms covered include: Fungi and Plantae.
Mainly Queensland, Papua New Guinea and Pacific region, other Australian States, SE Asia.
Australian states covered include: Queensland.
Number of specimens in the collection
The estimated number of specimens in the Queensland Herbarium is 849,023.
Of these 839,023 are databased. This represents 98.8 % of the collection.
Click the Records & Statistics tab to access those database records that are available through the atlas.
The Queensland Herbarium contains these significant collections:
- Duplicates from Banks and Solander collections in 1770 - total c.100.
- Collections of F.M. Bailey, L.J. Brass and earlier explorers
- J.F. Shirley
- BRIU 1992 Angiosperm transfer to BRI - University of Queensland Herbarium (BRIU) transferred Angiosperms to BRI
- Prints, slides, digital images, air photographs
- BRIU 1992 Lichen, Algae transfer to BRI - University of Queensland Herbarium (BRIU) transferred Lichens, Algae to BRI
- Carpological, spirit, wood
- A.R. Bean
- Australian Institute of Marine Science Herbarium (AIMS) transfer to BRI - 2000 specimens transferred to BRI
- C.T. White
- S.F. Kajewski
- S.T. Blake
- J.G. Tracey
- A.B. Cribb - algal collection
- A.B. Cribb
- L.S. Smith
- J.F. Bailey
- L.J. Webb
- L.J. Brass
- G.N. Bationoff
- J.R. Clarkson
- A.R. Bean
- S.L. Everist
- P.I. Forster
Metadata last updated on 2016-11-16 15:57:17.0
Digitised records available through the Atlas
The Queensland Herbarium has an estimated 849,023 specimens.
The collection has databased 98.8 % of these (839,023 records).
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