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Herbarium Exhibit, Conference on Future

Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Herbarium Exhibit at the Conference on the Future of the Smithsonian, February 11, 1927, with W.R. Maxon, Associate Curator standing to left. Plant specimens and botanical drawings line the panels behind Maxon.

Contributions from the United States National Herbarium

Smithsonian Libraries
Title varies slightly: Contributions from the U.S. National Herbarium.

Published 1890-91 by the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture; 1902-74 as a Bulletin of the United States National Museum, (19 - by the Smithsonian Institution Press).

Introduction to the U.S. National Herbarium

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Melinda Peters, museum specialist at the U.S. National Herbarium in the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History, gives an in-depth tour of the U.S. National […]

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How to make a Herbarium Press

Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
This video was part of the outreach projects developed by participants of the 2009 NSF-PASI Advanced Tropical Phycology course that took place at the Bocas del Toro Research Station from August 14th to September 4th, 2009. Made by Rachel Kennison and Edward Parrish as their outreach project for the course, it shows in a simple way how to make a herbarium press for marine algae. This video was produced as part of the PanAmerican Advanced Studies Institute (PASI) on Advanced Tropical Phycology, supported by the United States National Science Foundation. For more information about the Bocas del Toro Research Station, see /www.stri.org/bocas To follow Bocas del Toro Research Station's activities on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/BocasResearchStation

Johannis Jacobi Scheuchzeri, Tigurini, medicinae doctoris ... Herbarium diluvianum

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First published 1709, in Zurich.

Title page printed in red and black, with engraved vignette.

Added engraved t.p. reads: Herbarium diluvianum collectum à Johannes Jacobo Scheuchzero ....

The vignette on the added engraved t.p. is signed: Joh. Melch. Füssli delineavit; Joh. Hen. Huber sculp.

The frontispiece portrait was illustrated by Füssli, and engraved by Jos. Nutting.

Each plate has a caption dedicated to a different individual.

Head- and tail-pieces; initial; side-notes.

Errata: p. [4] (4th group).

Publisher's advertisement on final p.

Signatures: *² A-P⁴ Q² (Q2 missigned P2).

Nissen, C. Botanische Buchillustration (2. aufl.), 1752

Stafleu & Cowan. Taxonomic lit., 10.577

Johnston, S.H. Cleveland collections, 350

Hunt botanical cat., v. 2, no. 456

Pritzel (2nd ed.), 8173

Schuh, C.P. Mineralogy & crystallography biobibliography (draft), 4850

Online initiative makes massive database of herbarium specimens accessible worldwide

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Now the Global Plants Initiativeis catapulting biodiversity research to a new level by sharing these historic plant collections in a massive online database of high-resolution scans.

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An interpretation of Rumphius's Herbarium amboinense, by E. D. Merrill

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Work begun by Charles Budd Robinson.

The making of an herbarium / by Willard N. Clute

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"Dec. 1904."

Namibian specimens come to the herbarium of the National Museum of Natural History

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Dried specimens of nearly 800 flowering plants were acquired by the Botany Department of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History from the National Botanical Research Institute in Windhoek, Namibia, Africa. The collection includes nearly 160 specimens from the Compositae, or sunflower family.

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Herbarium Amboinense : quod consens. experient. Facult. Medicæ in Regia academia Upsaliensi, sub præsidio ... Dn. Doct. Caroli Linnæi ... / publico examini submittit, alumnus regius Olavus Stickman, Smolandus ; in auditorio Car. Majori d. XI Maji, anno MDCCLIV

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Commentary on the herbarium of G.E. Rumphius published by J. Burman as: Het Amboinsche kruid-boek (Amsterdam, 1741-1755)

Signatures: pi² A-C⁴ D²

Thesis (doctoral)--Uppsala, 1754

Pritzel, G.A. Thesaurus literaturae botanicae omnium gentium (1872-1877 edition), 5468

Stafleu, F.A. Taxonomic literature (2nd ed.), 734

Also available online.

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SCNHRB copy (39088006100721) stamped on title page: Smithsonian Institution National Museum Jun 17 1930 [manuscript accession no.] 285645.

SCNHRB copy has correspondence, memorandums and typescript articles regarding the nomenclature in Herbarium Amboinense. See library staff for additional material.

SCNHRB copy unbound, stab-sewn; housed in an archival envelope.

Mahonia aquifolium Nutt.

NMNH - Botany Dept.

Mahonia aquifolium Nutt.

NMNH - Botany Dept.

Mahonia aquifolium Nutt.

NMNH - Botany Dept.
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