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  • n. Plural form of herbarium.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Latin plural of herbarium.

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Examples

  • Tom has a long-term interest in the flora and fauna of the Sonoran Desert Region, and has collected over 20,000 herbarium specimens, many of which are deposited into the herbaria at the University of Arizona (Tucson), Universidad de Sonora (Hermosillo), and UNAM (Cd. México).

    Contributor: Tom Van Devender

  • By acquiring specimens from other herbaria, including the personal collection of the first director, William Hooker, its history now stretches back long before that.

    Kew Gardens: 'Plants are not just beautiful. They help us to survive'

  • The Index contains entries dealing with various aspects of extant and fossil American plants and fungi, including systematics and floristics, morphology, and ecology, as well as economic botany and general botany publications dealing with botanists, herbaria, etc.

    Online Database: Index to American Botanical Literature (Searchable) « ResourceShelf

  • Specify is a client-server database platform for museums and herbaria which processes specimen information for computerizing holdings, managing collection management transactions, and for mobilizing species occurrence data to the web.

    April 2009

  • His own surveys of the literature and herbaria had been equally disappointing.

    One River

  • In December, when he finally returned to Boston and throughout the spring of 1947, when he toured Europe, visiting herbaria in England, the rubber program stood poised on the edge of success.

    One River

  • For some months he had been in Europe visiting herbaria and working on his collections at Kew.

    One River

  • After a number of contributions from the floor on this possible mistake, it was agreed that all botanical names must be checked by appropriate experts and specimens be sent to herbaria for future reference.

    Chapter 10

  • The collected voucher plant specimens should enrich our national herbaria for retrieval and exchange purposes.

    Chapter 12

  • The paper calls for the need to establish national reference herbaria for medicinal plants; the need for incorporating traditional medicinal plant use in modern day national health programmes; the need for promoting the conservation of national forests. lest we lose useful species of medicinal plants; the development of documentation centres for medicinal plants and traditional medicine, etc. Introduction

    Chapter 12

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