Lund Botanical Museum (LD)

The scientific collections of Lund Universty Botanical Museum (Herbarium LD) comprise 2.5 million specimens divided into algae & cyanobacteria (102 000), bryophytes (149 000), fungi (63 000), lichens (170 000) and vascular plants (2 000 000). The collections go back to the 18th century and represent more than 250 years of scientific research. Coverage is worldwide with particularly important collections from Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Greece, Turkey, North Africa, South Africa, Zimbabwe and Australia.
Museum Director: Ulf Arup, Ulf.Arup@biol.lu.se
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 1 February 2024
IPT / DwC-A Source:
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 100,896 specimen records
  • 94,549 (94%) georeferenced
  • 96,788 (96%) identified to species
  • 152 families
  • 587 genera
  • 5,097 species
  • 5,213 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Geographic Distribution - Ireland
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