PE Herbarium Type Specimens

Institue of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Welcome to PE Type Specimens

The PE herbarium is located at the foot of beautiful Xiangshan mountain. It is Asia's largest herbaria,covers an area of ​​about 10,000 square meters, its collection of plant specimens are about more than 2.6 million, including 180,000 pteridophyta specimens, 200,000 bryophytes specimens,80,000 seed samples and 70,000 plant fossils. According to statistics, the herbarium's collection of specimens covers approximately 80% of all higher plants in China.There are more than 18,000 type specimens representing  more than 6,000 taxa.

Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith