Université de Montpellier

  • Name

    Université de Montpellier

  • Herbarium Code

    MPU

  • Current Status

    Active

  • Correspondents

    Caroline Loup, Curator, caroline.loup@umontpellier.fr

  • Contact

    [33] 0 4 99 23 21 82
    Email: herbier-mpu@umontpellier.fr

  • Address

    Herbier de l’Université de Montpellier
    DCSPH
    SPH
    Université de Montpellier
    163 rue Auguste-Broussonet, DCSPH - CC99010
    Montpellier F-34090
    France
    https://collections.umontpellier.fr/collections/botanique/herbier-mpu

  • Specialty

    Taxonomic Coverage: All groups; historical collections

    Geography: Worldwide, especially Mediterranean Basin, Africa and Americas

  • Notes

    Updated Jun 2023 (partial incorporation of AL) Updated January 2021 (concerning digitization). Types not sent on loan. Digitization still in progress (1,4 millions of images available), Monocotyledons and Gymnosperms not completed. Specialty: All groups worldwide, especially Mediterranean Basin, Africa, and Americas; historical collections. Herbarium Lapeyrouse is at TLM, not MPU. Link to the digitized specimens: https://explore.recolnat.org/search/botanique/type=index and https://collections.umontpellier.fr/herbier-mpu-presentation/base-de-donnees-botanique-herbier-mpu The types and historical specimens are available on GPI - JStor website. For a complete list of all collectors represented in MPU, visit: http://www.tela-botanica.org/page:herbiers_recherche?module=FicheStructure&id=22

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  • Number of Specimens

    3500000

  •   Num. of Specimens Num. Databased Num. Imaged
    Algae
    Bryophytes
    Fungi/Lichens
    Pteridophytes
    Seed Plants
  • Date Founded

    1809

  • Updated

    26/06/2023

  • Associated Institution

    Associated garden: Jardin des Plantes, Université de Montpellier

  • Incorporated Herbaria

    AL (about 2/3 of the specimens);
    MPA (45 000 phanerogams);
    SIGMA (40 000 specimens)

  • Important Collectors

    Important Collections org/page:herbiers_recherche?module=FicheStructure&id=22