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The herbarium at the Komarov Botanical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences includes a Caucasian section. The collection of herbarium type specimens held here is the most complete collection ever to be obtained from studies of the territory of the Caucasus. It contains original specimens ...
The North American herbarium, mainly collected by Michaux himself, is in Paris, kept separately as an herbier historique and consists of 2,192 species. This type herbarium contains the Flora boreali-americana. On his return form North America in 1769, Michaux was shipwrecked on the Dutch coast, ...
The main Herbarium consists of sheets on which the specimens are usually mounted in the pots and other paraphernalia that were customary in the mid-18th Century Dutch collections. On the sheets the text is written that was used for the Prodromus and often more or less verbatim cited by Linnaeus ...
Part 2: Supplement
The celebrated professor Cavanilles was born in Valencia on the 16th of January 1745. From 1977 to 1781 he lived in Paris, where he followed twin careers as a clergyman and a botanist. From Paris he moved to Madrid, where he was to remain the rest of his life. From 1801 to 1804, Cavanilles was ...
The Linnaean Herbarium has been in the keeping of the Linnaean Society of London since 1829. According to a statement by B. Daydon Jackson, it contains 13,832 sheets of plants as well as a number of zoological specimens. These were listed in Spencer Savage's Catalogue of the Linnaean Herbarium. ...
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