Herbario San Cristóbal de Huamanga

  • Name

    Herbario San Cristóbal de Huamanga

  • Herbarium Code


  • Current Status


  • Correspondents

    JENNY PAUCAR, BIÓLOGA, jennypaucar@gmail.com

  • Contact

    925 782 444
    999 354 559
    966 002 308
    Email: herbario.huamangensis@unsch.edu.pe

  • Address

    Herbario San Cristóbal de Huamanga
    Facultad de Ciencias Biológicas.
    Herbario San Cristóbal de Huamanga
    Av. Independencia s/n. Ciudad Universitaria - Ayacucho
    Ayacucho, Ayacucho / Huamanga 05001

  • Specialty

    Taxonomic Coverage: Plant vascular (angiosperm, gimnosperm), pteridófitos., lichens, bryophytas.

    Geography: Paramo, Grassland of dry puna, Grassland of wet puna, Wetland (bofedal), zone periglacier and glacier, matorral of dry puna, high Andean relict forest, Andean scrubland.

  • Quarantine Requirements

    The number of staff admitted to the San Cristóbal de Huamanga Herbarium is up to 5 people; since it is an enclosed space, use of masks is requested, The work area is kept under constant disinfection.

  • Notes

    Entered Oct 2022. The Herbarium San Cristobal de Huamanga (HSCH) is the only Herbarium in the region of Ayacucho - Peru, therefore is an institution of importance for the area, it houses information on native, wild and endemic vegetation, which contributes to the knowledge of the local flora to promote the preservation of natural ecosystems that harbor great biodiversity.

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  • Number of Specimens


  •   Num. of Specimens Num. Databased Num. Imaged
    Algae 0
    Bryophytes 198
    Fungi/Lichens 2
    Pteridophytes 35
    Seed Plants 7661
  • Date Founded

    December, 2014

  • Updated


  • Important Collectors

    L. Aucasime, J. De la Cruz, V. Cornejo, C. Magallanes, D. Barron