Institutional Collection: Lichen herbarium

Collection Information

Institution Name: 
CollectionCode: 
BG-L
Status of Collection: 
Active
Accession Status: 
Institutional
Collection Description: 

The Lichen Herbarium contains (as per 2014) 90 000 lichens. The majority is from Norway, but there are also larger, important collections of lichens from North America (T. Tønsberg), Bouvet Island and Antarctica (T. Engelskjøn).
Important collectors are J.J. Havaas, J.M. Norman (part of his collection) and T. Tønsberg. The entire lichen collection has been data recorded and the c. 50 000 lichens collected in Norway can be searched for in the common”Norsk Lav Database” (NLD). From this link/connection there is information on red-listed lichens in Norway. T. Tønsberg at the lichen herbarium publishes the lichen exsiccate “Lichenes isidiosi et sorediosi crustacei exsiccati”.

Collection Content Type: 
Biological: Other or Undefined
Preservation Type: 
Storage Environment: Other (please define)
Access Eligibility and Rules: 
(empty)
LSID: 
(empty)
Cool URI: 
http://grbio.org/cool/vzk4-1fdt

Collection's Mailing Address

Mailing Address 1: 
Lichen herbarium
Mailing Address 2: 
Allégt. 41
Mailing Address 3: 
PO Box 7800
City/Town: 
Bergen
State/Province: 
(empty)
Postal/Zip Code: 
5020
Country: 
Norway

Collection Contact Information

Primary Contact: 
  • Created: 3 December 2014 - 6:25am EST
  • Updated: 17 March 2015 - 1:29pm EDT
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