Herbarium details: Dunedin Botanic Garden

Address:

P O Box 5045
Dunedin

Phone:

+64 3 477 4000

Fax:

+64 3 477 8052

Links:

Location

Lovelock Avenue, Dunedin

Background

Status

Municipal Botanic Garden, funded by ratepayers.

Scope of Collections

A small herbarium containing naturalised weeds of the Garden, some specimens taken from the Botanic Garden living collection or wild to the Dunedin region.

Number of Collections

 

Estimated breakdown of the known number of specimens:

Angiosperms 650 
Gymnosperms 41 
Pteridophytes 123 
Mosses
Total 817

Computerisation

Herbarium specimens are not databased, however BG–BASE TM is used for living plant collection.

Staff and Research

Alan Matchet – Botanic Garden Team Leader
Barbara Wheeler – Collections Supervisor
Tom Myers – Botanical Services Officer
Clare Fraser – Information Services Officer