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Institució Catalana d'Història Natural herbarium

Name Institució Catalana d'Història Natural herbarium
Cite as BC-ICHN
Description The Catalan Institution of Natural History (1819-1916) loaned its herbarium to the Natural History Museum (the precursor of today's Barcelona Botanical Institute) in 1917. It contains 1,022 plants collected by botanists such as Trèmols and Sennen or obtained via exchanges with the Société Helvétique. In 2001-2006 it was studied by Neus Ibáñez as part of her doctoral thesis.
Kingdom coverage Plantae
Collectors Sennen, frère
Trèmols, Frederic
[et al.]
Collection type Preserved
Primary purpose Research
Include types Yes
Grouping principle Cultural
Formations periods ca. 1819-1916
Development statuses Closed
Collection extents 1202 specimens
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),
Item level access GBIF-Spain: Institut Botanic de Barcelona, BC-Histórico (accessed through GBIF data portal,, 2013-07-15)
Related material Ibáñez, N., Camarasa, J.M., Montserrat, J.M. & Soriano, I. (2005). "L'herbari de la Institució Catalana d'Història Natural". Butlletí de la Institució Catalana d'Història Natural 72: 5-18.