This herbarium was founded in 1975 as physical base of the study "Flore from Álava province". Later this herbarium exted its area of influence.

The collection was established in 1975 and ceased acquisitions in actualidad.

Taxonomic range

1- Study of flore of the Basque Country, Navarra, Western Pyrenees, Iberian Range and Ebro Valley,

2- Monographic studies of genus Genista, Narcissus, Thymus, Armeria, etc.

Kingdoms covered include Plantae.

Includes members from the following taxa:

Geographic range

Best represented geographic areas: Spain (Basque region, Ebro valley, Aragón, Iberian Range, Cantabrian Range, Pyrenees). Others: Europe (France, Great Britain), Africa (Morocco), South America (Brazil, Peru)

Number of in the collection

The estimated number of is 136,000.

Of these 86,833 are databased. This represents 63.8 % of the collection.

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Metadata last updated on 2016-01-26 13:37:49.0


Fundadora de las Siervas de Jesús, 24
Álava 01001



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Digitised records available through the Atlas

The collections has 136,000 records.
The collection has databased 63.8 % of these (86,833 records).

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