Botanic Gardens Trust, Sydney, Australia

NSW Herbarium

The National Herbarium of New South Wales houses the State reference library of 1.2 million preserved plants.

  • Herbarium collection - preserved plant specimens and plant databases
  • Herbarium visitors - entry policy guidelines
  • Herbarium volunteers - regular volunteers mount plant specimens on archival paper
  • Loans & exchanges - we belong to an international network that allows plant specimens to be loaned to other botanists or exchanged with other herbaria around the world
  • Processing plant specimens - collection, preparation & preservation of plant specimens and our volunteer program for assisting with preparation of higher plants, mosses, seaweeds and lichens for storage in the Herbarium and specimens for loans & exchanges 

Red seaweed

Digital imaging project