We are finding new foods by searching for wild relatives of crops, creating tools for biodiversity conservation and assessing how threatened plants are globally.
We are focusing on the exploration, description and monitoring of bryophyte flora in the tropics, as indicators of the quality and health of their ecosystems.
0047 British and Irish herbarium 01FE
An important resource for scientists studying climate and vegetation changes.
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We house one of the largest bryophyte herbaria with over 900,000 specimens and 32,000 type specimens.
Fern collections 1D0B
Our important collection include major historical and modern fern collections and over 280,000 specimens.