Virtual Herbarium


The Herbarium of TBGRI was established in 1979 and currently recognized internationally with the acronym TBGT. It comprises 20,500 specimens of flowering plants and 10,000 specimens of mushroom group for ready reference. The collection includes nearly 2000 specimens collected by Stalwarts and distinguished botanists of yesteryears like Beddome, Bourdillon, Narayanaswamy, Sankara Iyer, Venkobarao etc. In view of catering the taxonomic study the Bioinformatics and Taxonomic groups of TBGRI jointly started the digitizing of the valuable specimens and made availabe on the web for ready reference and further interaction. At present the database provides passport data and good quality scanned images of 2618 herbarium specimens




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