The vascular plants collection (P) at the Herbarium of the Muséum national d'Histoire Naturelle (MNHN - Paris)
CitationMNHN - Museum national d’Histoire naturelle (2017). The vascular plants collection § at the Herbarium of the Muséum national d’Histoire Naturelle (MNHN - Paris). Occurrence Dataset https://doi.org/10.15468/nc6rxy accessed via GBIF.org on 2017-11-19.
DescriptionThe French National Herbarium, estimated at 8 million preserved specimens from around the world, but particularly in France, Francophone Africa, New Caledonia, Madagascar, Southeast Asia, in French Guiana . It also has important collections in light of the history of botany: Tournefort, Jussieu, Lamarck, Adanson, and those of famous travelers as Bonpland, Michaud, Saint-Hilaire, Richard, D’Orbigny etc. The designation at CITES is FR 75A. It publishes Adansonia, a botanical periodical, and journals on the flora of New Caledonia, Madagascar and Comores, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam, Cameroon, and Gabon.
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