National Herbarium, Islamabad

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National Herbarium
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Type Herbarium
Location Islamabad, Pakistan
Opened 1975
Collections ~100,000

The National Herbarium is an herbarium, located in Islamabad, Pakistan.

History and collection[edit]

The largest herbarium in Pakistan, it was established in 1975 with Dr. Ralph Randles Stewart's collection as its initial beginning. It has a collection of over 100,000 plants. The plants in the herbarium are divided into magnoliophytes (dicotyledons and monocotyledons), gymnosperms and pteridophytes (or ferns) and they are placed according to families, genera; and species arranged in alphabetical order.

See also[edit]

  • [1] Pakistani biodiversity