Herbarium BCN Services

Herbarium BCN Services

Herbarium BCN Services

  • Research support services
  • Consultation of the reference collections of the Herbarium BCN with the assistance of the CeDocBiV staff. You have to make an appointment in advance and consult the regulations that regulate them in advance in order to get the most out of the consultation
  • Material loan and exchange service with other herbaria around the world
  • Herbarium BCN databases: consultation of the data of the herbarium samples in the center's portal
  • Virtual Herbarium with specific collections: historical collections, specimens of nomenclatural types, threatened species, collection of fruits and seeds, etc.
  • Library specialized in Plant Biodiversity, with more than 80 magazine titles and more than 700 books. The collection is complemented by existing documents in the Botany units of the Faculty of Biology and the Faculty of Pharmacy and Food Sciences
  • Advice on the preparation and conservation of plant samples, elaboration of labels and computerization of sheets
  • Advice on the exploration of databases of plant biodiversity, either those of the center or others of an international scope (Eolo, GBIF, The Plant List, IPNI, etc)
  • Organization of scientific meetings
  • Teaching support services
  • Offer of internships to undergraduate or master's degree students
  • Guided tours for groups of students interested in botany
  • Teaching herbarium with samples of higher plants and algae deposited in the CRAI Library of Biology and CRAI Library of Pharmacy and Food Sciences. It can also be consulted in digital format
  • Organization of specialized courses and seminars
  • General services
  • Identification of plant species
  • Digitization of the herbarium sheets and photomicrographs of the cryptogam and fruit and seed collections
  • Guided visits to the herbarium for UB staff and external staff
  • Technical advice on the conservation of plant samples
  • Fees


For further information, please contact us by email cedocbiv(at)ub.edu or by phone +34 934 037 019.



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