Iranian Research Institute of Plant Protection

  • Name

    Iranian Research Institute of Plant Protection

  • Herbarium Code


  • Current Status


  • Correspondents

    Amirhossein Pahlevani, Assistant Professor of Botany,

  • Contact

    +98 (21) 22403012-16 (ext. 7329)
    Fax: +98 (21) 22403588

  • Address

    Herbarium Ministerii Iranici Agriculturae
    Department of Botany
    Iranian Research Institute of Plant Protection
    Yaman Street
    Tehran, - P.O. Box 1454 Tehran 19395

  • Specialty

    Taxonomic Coverage: Vascular plants; Non-vascular plants; Algae; Fungi; Lichens; Fungus-like organisms

    Geography: Iran

  • Notes

    The mission of the Herbarium “IRAN” is to document, preserve, archive and expand the collection to make a thorough representation of Iranian flora, comprising vascular- and non-vascular plants, fungi, lichens, and fungus-like organisms, with particular emphasis on important taxa in plant protection. This Herbarium contains the largest type collection for vascular plants and fungi in Iran. We have Access database for all vascular plants and fungal specimens.

  • Feedback

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  • Number of Specimens


  •   Num. of Specimens Num. Databased Num. Imaged
    Bryophytes 1600 650
    Fungi/Lichens 18200 18200
    Seed Plants 80000 78000
  • Date Founded


  • Updated


  • Important Collectors

    M. Abbasi, P. Aellen, M. Amini Rad, M.R. Asef, E. Behboudi, B. Daneshpazhuh, M. Delghandi, B. Djavadi, D. Ershad, E. Esfandiari, M. Eskandari, B. Habibi, N. Hallenberg, M. Iranshahr, F. Matin, M. Moussavi, H. Pabot, A.H. Pahlevani, K.H. Rechinger, S. Sangari, Gh. Sharif, R. Sharif Tehrani, F. Termeh