The Herbarium BIO is supported by the University of the Basque Country and it is located in the Faculty of Science and Technology in Leioa (Bizkaia). It houses more than 50,000 specimens of vascular plants and this collection includes pteridophytes, gymnosperms and angiosperms. About the geographical scope most of the specimens are from the North of the Iberian Peninsula and in particular from the Basque Country and surroundings. The specimens are pressed and dried plants collected in different projects. The Herbarium BIO holds a reference collection used for identification and research and the specimens can be sent on loan under curator’s permission only to other recognised botanical institutions.
Collection purpose: Studies about the vegetation from North and Middle of the Iberian Peninsula,
Strengths: * Flora y vegetación del Norte de la Península Ibérica * Plantas vasculares del País Vasco y territorios limítrofes (Cornisa Cantábrica y Pirineo occidental)
Access restrictions: Acceso libre para investigadores mediante previa petición / Free for botanists and scientific researchers
Use restrictions: Consultar con el conservador / Curator's previous authorization
Citation: Herbario BIO de Plantas Vasculares
Disclaimer: Consultar con el Conservador del Herbario
Last Update: 2012-06-08