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GPI projects at the Museum

The Global Plants Initiative (GPI) is an international collaboration aiming to digitise and make available plant type specimens, together with other botanical resources, for scholarly purposes. The GPI network of content providers includes more than 231 partner herbaria representing over 66 countries. The Swedish Museum of Natural History currently runs  two projects.

Watch a presentation of the Department of Cryptogamic Botany project

Watch a presentation of the Department of Phanerogamic Botany project

GPI and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Since its inception in 2003, this global effort to digitise and provide access to plant types has been funded and spearheaded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundationexternal link, opens in new window. The output of GPI is presented through JSTOR Plant Scienceexternal link, opens in new window.

For further information, go to gpi.myspecies.infoexternal link, opens in new window