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Type collections from Europe

The whole collection of types from Europe encompasses more than 2000 specimens, distributed among more than 1500 species, 250 genera and 76 families. Most of the types from species collected in Sweden (1050 types). The second country with the greatest number of type specimens among our type collections from Europe is Finland with 170 types, followed by Greece (nearly 150 types), and Spain with almost a hundred type specimens.
Number of type specimens per country of origin from Europe. Only countries with more than 20 types are shown.

Number of type specimens per country of origin from Europe. Only countries with more than 20 types are shown.

The most representative families (in number of type specimens) among type collections from Europe are Asteraceae (1115 types), Ranunculaceae (200), Poaceae (75), Rosaceae (75), and Lamiaceae (50).
Number of type specimens per family from Europe. Only the ten families with the highest number of specimens are shown.

Number of type specimens per family from Europe. Only the ten families with the highest number of specimens are shown.

Number of type specimens per genera from the type collections of Europe. Only the ten genera with the highest number of specimens are shown.
The genera with greatest number of type specimens among the collections from Europe are Taraxacum (655 types), Hieracium (365), Ranunculus (195), followed by Potamogeton (35), Rubus (30), and Carex (25).
Number of type specimens per genera from the type collections of Europe. Only the ten genera with the highest number of specimens are shown.

Number of type specimens per genera from the type collections of Europe. Only the ten genera with the highest number of specimens are shown.

There are almost 400 different collectors that have collected in Europe among our type collections. Many of the types from Sweden are Taraxacum, Hieracium, and apomictic Ranunculus. The collector with the largest amount of specimens among our type collections from Europe is Gustav Dahlstedt with more than 160 types collected in Scandinavia and Germany. The second main collector is Erik Julin with almost 150 types collected in Sweden. Other important collectors (in number of specimens) from Europe are Gustaf Haglund with nearly 80 types collected in northern Europe and Spain; Nils Hylander with 75 types of genus Hieracium collected in Sweden; Harald Lindberg with more than 70 types collected in northern Europe and Spain; and Karl Johansson with almost 70 types of genus Hieracium collected in Sweden.
Number of type specimens from Europe per collector. Only collectors with 30 types or more are shown. Not on sheet means no record. Not on sheet means no record.

Number of type specimens from Europe per collector. Only collectors with 30 types or more are shown. Not on sheet means no record. Not on sheet means no record.