Australasian Virtual Herbarium (AVH)

Australian and New Zealand herbaria house over eight million plant, algae and fungi specimens. Herbarium specimens are an important resource for research on the Australasian flora and provide a permanent record of the occurrence of a species at a particular place and time. The AVH provides access to the collecting data associated with these specimens.
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 15 April 2020
Digital Metadata: EML File
Rights Holder: Australia
Access Rights: Public Domain
Collection Statistics
  • 3,701 occurrence
  • 1,008 (27%) georeferenced
  • 220 (6%) identified to species
  • 248 families
  • 114 genera
  • 107 species
  • 107 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics