Lichens at Herbarium Berolinense, Berlin (B)

This database contains label information for about 102,000 specimens (anno 2013) of lichens preserved in the herbarium of the Botanic Garden & Botanical Museum Berlin-Dahlem, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany, acronym B. It represents about one third of the lichen holdings and contains mainly recent acquisitions, in particular such resulting from own fieldwork. Added are about 13.000 specimens of fungi. It is designed to allow search for specimens for DNA research and to trace specimens renamed after publication.

curator (Lichens, Fungi, Bryophytes): Robert L├╝cking,, +49 30 838 50100 (ORCID #: 0000-0002-3431-4636)
former curator (Lichens, Fungi, Bryophytes): Henricus ("Harrie") Sipman, (ORCID #: 0000-0002-6224-3513)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 23 March 2023
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 132,967 specimen records
  • 89,638 (67%) georeferenced
  • 92,616 (70%) identified to species
  • 423 families
  • 1,213 genera
  • 8,298 species
  • 8,743 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
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