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Tasmanian Herbarium

The Tasmanian Herbariumas collection of plant specimens is the largest and most comprehensive record of the Tasmanian flora in the world. Collections date from the first arrival of Europeans in the late 18th Century to the present day. The collection also includes numerous specimens from other parts of the world and the Australian mainland, especially in non-vascular plants.

Two thirds of the Australian Antarctic Division Herbarium (ADT), is now incorporated into the Tasmanian Herbarium (HO), This ADT collection includes bryophytes, lichens, vascular flora mainly from Antarctica and the Subantarctic islands.

Statistics taken (September 2010) from:

http://www.chah.gov.au/chah/resources/herbaria/ho.html (CHAH Last updated: June 2010)

http://www.chah.gov.au/chah/resources/herbaria/adt.html (CHAH Last updated: June 2010)

The collection was established in c 1830a2s and continues to the present.

Data and Resources

Additional Info

Field Value
Title Tasmanian Herbarium
Type Dataset
Language English
Licence notspecified
Update Frequency Not specified
Landing Page http://data.gov.au/dataset/33e2bac7-459e-4d58-8541-fbcad5aba7bc
Date Published 2013-05-12
Date Updated 2015-04-08
Contact Point
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
data.gov@finance.gov.au
Temporal Coverage 1830s to Current
Geospatial Coverage Tasmanian, Antarctic, Subantarctic, Artic, some worldwide
Jurisdiction Tasmania
Data Portal data.gov.au
Publisher/Agency Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
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