Herbarium Details:
Name:
British Antarctic Survey
Herbarium Code:
AAS
Current Status:
Active
Correspondent(s):
Helen Peat, Herbarium and Database Manager, hjpe@bas.ac.uk
Contact:
[44] 1223 221 569
Fax: [44] 1223 362 616
Address:
Herbarium
Biosciences Division
British Antarctic Survey
High Cross, Madingley Road
Cambridge, England CB3 0ET
U.K.
http://apex.nerc-bas.ac.uk/f?p=252:1
Map:
CITES:
GB 009
Number of Specimens:
50000
Important Collectors:
B. G. Bell, P. Convey, S. W. Greene, M. W. Holdgate, T. N. Hooker, R. I. Lewis-Smith, D. C. Lindsay, R. E. Longton
Incorporated Herbaria:
Part of ACHE.
Specialty:
Taxonomic Coverage: All groups, but mainly bryophytes and lichens.
Geography: Antarctic, especially between 20 degrees and 100 degrees W; subantarctic, especially South Georgia; cold south temperate, especially South America and Falkland Islands.
Date Founded:
1969
Notes:
Updated Jan 2017 (email address update). Antarctic Plant Database is computer record of antarctic, subantarctic, and cold south temperate plant specimens. Database with over 50 000 records with details of antarctic and subantarctic plants, including databases for antarctic plant collections at FH, US, and LE. Natural Environment Research Council.
Collections Summary:
  Num. of Specimens Num. Databased Num. Imaged
Algae
Bryophytes
Fungi/Lichens
Pteridophytes
Seed Plants
Updated:
/01/2017
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