Systematics of plant parasitic and plant-associated microfungi, especially on agriculturally and environmentally significant plant species.

The herbarium includes a culture collection of about 12,900 publicly accessible living fungi and bacteria.

BRIP has incorporated parts of the fungi collections from the former University of Queensland Herbarium (BRIU) and the F.M. Bailey collection from the Queensland Herbarium (BRI).

Statistics taken (June 2017) from:

The collection was established in c 1900 and continues to the present.

Taxonomic range

Australian plant-parasitic and plant-associated microfungi, as well as entomopathogens. All taxonomic groups with emphasis on plant pathogens in tropical Australia.

Kingdoms covered include: Fungi and Plantae.

Geographic range

Collection primarily of tropical and subtropical Australian specimens but also from other areas of Australia and south-east Asia.

Number of specimens and cultures in the collection

The estimated number of specimens and cultures in the Queensland Plant Pathology Herbarium (BRIP) is 71,000.

Of these 69,000 are databased. This represents 97.2 % of the collection.

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Metadata last updated on 2017-06-21 13:01:53.0

Digitised records available through the Atlas

The Queensland Plant Pathology Herbarium (BRIP) has an estimated 71,000 specimens and cultures.
The collection has databased 97.2 % of these (69,000 records).

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