The ARAN herbarium was created in 1980. It is integrated by more than 80000 sheets of vascular plant, mainly ferns and angiosperms.

Taxonomic range

Puntos clave/fuertes:

  • Floristics,
  • Taxonomy,
  • Study of the vegetation and habitats

Kingdoms covered include Plantae.

Includes members from the following taxa:
Coniferophyta, Equisetopsida, Liliatae, Lycophyta, Magnoliatae, Pteridophyta..

Geographic range

principalmente País Vasco (España), algunos/as Pirineos franceses y españoles.

Number of in the collection

The estimated number of is 79,000.

Of these 33,944 are databased. This represents 43.0 % of the collection.

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contains these significant collections:

Metadata last updated on 2016-06-29 12:26:22.0


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Iñaki Aizpuru-Oiarbide
Director of the Department of Botany / Curator

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Digitised records available through the Atlas

The collections has 79,000 records.
The collection has databased 43.0 % of these (33,944 records).

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