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The background and history of the collections

The earliest botanical and mycological collections at the Swedish Museum of Natural History are from the late 16th century. Since those days, the collections have grown in size and is still doing so. Collections are used for research and studies in biodiversity, evolution, relationship, and distribution across the planet, data that often is used in various online platforms.

About the Herbarium

The herbarium is subdivided into several collections, including algae, fungi, lichens, mosses and two vascular plant her...