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Kings Park and Botanic Garden Herbarium

Updated July 2010

HERBARIUM CODE:

KPBG

CITES number:

AU012 (Prior to 11 Jan, 2002 CITES number was AU129)

HERBARIUM NAME:

Kings Park and Botanic Garden Herbarium

DEPARTMENT / ORGANISATION:

Kings Park and Botanic Garden

CONTACT DETAILS
Street Address:


Fraser Avenue

Postal Address:

Fraser Avenue,
West Perth

City:

Perth

State:

W.A.

Postcode:

6005

Telephone:

(08) 9480 3630

Facsimile:

(08) 9480 3601

Email:

Postmaster@kpbg.wa.gov.au

Location:

Kings Park and Botanic Garden

AUTHORITY/STATUS:

State Government

ACCESS:

-

ASSOCIATED LIVING COLLECTION:

Kings Park and Botanic Garden

FOUNDATION:

1963

FUNCTIONS:

-

GEOGRAPHIC SCOPE:

-

TAXONOMIC SCOPE:

Western Australia, native and introduced species

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NUMBER OF SPECIMENS:

Total

Types

Angiosperms

18,213

-

Dicots

16,030

-

Monocots

1,683

-

Gymnosperms

54

-

Pteridophytes

40

-

Mosses

-

-

Liverworts

-

-

Lichens

-

-

Fungi

-

-

Algae

-

-

Fossils

-

-

Wood Samples

-

-

Accessioned

18,307

-

Unaccessioned

-

-

Computerisation

Status:

currently undergoing entry, approximately 20% complete

Database Name:

BG-BASE

Database Description:

-

Number of Specimen Records:

5,355

Access:

staff only

Email and Internet:

darrelh@kpbg.wa.gov.au

Additional Collections

Significant Historical Collections:

-

Significant Special Collections:

J.S.Beard, A.R.Fairall, F.Lullfitz, E.Wittwer, H.Demarz, L.Sweedman

Ancillary Collections:

exotic species collection

Photographic Collections:

-

Botanical Library:

-

Staff and Support

Director:

Chief Executive Officer - Mark Webb

Director Horticulture and Conservation - Mr Digby Growns

Curator:

Manager:

-

Chief Botanist:

-

Taxonomists:

-

Ecologists/Evolutionary Biologists:

-

Technical Officers:

Eng Pin Tay (Herbarium Botanist)

IT Staff:

Ian Radisich - IT Help Desk Officer
helpdesk@bgpa.wa.gov.au

Volunteers:

1

Associates:

-

Associated Research

Taxonomic:

-

Non-Taxonomic:

-

Publications

Relating to the Collection:

-

Relating to the Herbarium:

-

Notes:

-


Prepared for the web by Murray Fagg, last updated 24 August, 2011