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Bernades herbarium

Name Bernades herbarium
Cite as BC-Bernades
Description The herbarium of Miquel Bernades i Mainader (1708-1771) and his son Miquel Bernades i Clarís (1750-1801) has been on permanent from the Barcelona Royal Academy of Science and Arts to the Institute since 1925. It contains 814 sheets, mainly collected around Madrid and in La Cerdanya, and its labels still contain pre-Linnean descriptions. In 2001-2006 it was studied by Neus Ibáñez as part of her doctoral thesis
Kingdom coverage Plantae
Collectors Bernades Clarís, Miquel
Bernades Mainader, Miquel
Neé, Luis
Pavón, José
[et al.]
Collection type Preserved
Primary purpose Research
Include types Yes
Grouping principle Taxonomic
Formations periods 1740-1791
Development statuses Closed
Documentation state All of the collection is digitalized.
Specimen preservation methods Dried and pressed
Institution Botanical Institute of Barcelona - Herbarium
Parent collection Botanical Institute of Barcelona herbarium
Associated person Neus Ibáñez (Curator),
Related material Ibáñez, N. (2006). "Estudis sobre cinc herbaris de l'Institut Botànic de Barcelona". Tesi Doctoral. Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona.

Ibáñez, N., Soriano, I. & Montserrat, J. M. (2009). "L'herbari Bernades a l'Institut Botànic de Barcelona (BC)". Collect. Bot. (Barcelona) 28: 13-48.