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    National Herbarium of Victoria, 23 January 2013
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From
1853
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Functions
Collection management and Plant science
Website
http://www.rbg.vic.gov.au/science/information-and-resources/national-herbarium-of-victoria
Location
Birdwood Avenue, South Yarra, Victoria 3141

Summary

The National Herbarium of Victoria was established in 1853 and is located in the Royal Botanic Gardens, Victoria. The Herbarium is home to approximately 1,200,000 pressed plant specimens.

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Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Books

  • Cowley, K. J.; West, J. G, Resources of Australian Herbaria: a Guide to Herbaria Located in Australia, Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Canberra, 1999. Details

Book Sections

  • Maroske, Sara, 'Germans at the Melbourne Botanic Garden and Herbarium, 1853-96', in Ellen I. Mitchell (ed.), Baron von Mueller's German Melbourne, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, 2000, pp. 24-34. Details

Journal Articles

  • Cohn, Helen M., '150 Years: the National Herbarium of Victoria, 1853-2003', Muelleria, vol. 17, 2003, pp. 3-14. Details
  • Cohn, Helen M., 'The Close Union Between the Herbarium and the Naturalists', Victorian Naturalist, vol. 122, 2005, pp. 281-9. Details
  • Cohn, Helen M., 'Watch Dog Over the Herbarium: Alfred Ewart, Victorian Government Botanist, 1906-1921', Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 16, no. 2, 2005, pp. 139-167. Also available at http://www.publish.csiro.au/paper/HR05009.htm. Details
  • Hewish, Marilyn, 'Biographical Notes on George Lyell, Victorian Lepidopterist [Part 1]', Victorian Entomologist, vol. 44, no. 5, 2014, pp. 96-106. Details
  • Maroske, Sara and Vaughan, Alison, 'Ferdinand Mueller's Female Plant Collectors: a Biographical Register', Muelleria, vol. 32, 2014, pp. 92-172. Details
  • Parnell, John A. N., Womersley, H. Bryan S., Sinkora, Doris, Vaughan, Alison and Huisman, John M., 'W. H. Harvey's Australian Travelling Set of Algae in the Herbarium of Trinity College Dublin (TCD) and the National Herbarium of Victoria (MEL), Australia', Biology and Environment: Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, vol. 110B, no. 2, 2010, pp. 119-61. Details
  • Thies, A. W., 'Moss collections from Lord Howe Island in the National Herbarium of Victoria (MEL)', Victorian Naturalist, vol. 117, 2000, pp. 10-13. Details

Online Resources

See also

  • Presland, Gary, 'Arthur Wolfgang Thies, 10 October 1918 - 20 February 2013', Victorian naturalist, vol. 130, 2013, p. 86. Details
  • Ross, J.H., 'The Legacy of Mueller's Collections', The Victorian Naturalist, vol. 113, 1996, pp. 146-150. Details

Digital resources

Title
National Herbarium of Victoria
Type
Image
Date
23 January 2013
Place
Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne

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Title
National Herbarium of Victoria
Type
Image
Date
23 January 2013
Place
Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne

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Ailie Smith