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Queensland Herbarium (Mareeba)

Updated April 2010

Note: This herbarium, MBA, is now part of the Australian Tropical Herbarium, CNS

The information below is left only for archival purposes

HERBARIUM CODE:

MBA

CITES number:

-

HERBARIUM NAME:

Queensland Herbarium (Mareeba)

DEPARTMENT / ORGANISATION:

field station of the Queensland Herbarium (BRI), Queensland Environmental Protection Agency

CONTACT DETAILS
Street Address:


Peters Street

Postal Address:

PO Box 1054

City:

Mareeba

State:

Queensland

Postcode:

4880

Telephone:

(07) 4092 8445

Facsimile:

(07) 4092 3593

Email:

-

Location:

-

AUTHORITY/STATUS:

State Government

ACCESS:

By prior arrangement with the Director

ASSOCIATED LIVING COLLECTION:

-

FOUNDATION:

1979

FUNCTIONS:

To provide identification support to vegetation mapping

GEOGRAPHIC SCOPE:

Far North Queensland particularly Cape York

TAXONOMIC SCOPE:

Primarily angiosperms

 

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2006 data

NUMBER OF SPECIMENS:

Total

Types

Angiosperms

7,926

-

Dicots

6,203

-

Monocots

1,723

-

Gymnosperms

20

-

Pteridophytes

268

-

Mosses

<50

-

Liverworts

<20

-

Lichens

<20

-

Fungi

-

-

Algae

-

-

Fossils

-

-

Wood Samples

<20

-

Accessioned

8,214 (collections, not sheets)

-

Unaccessioned

-

-

Number of Types

50

Computerisation

Status:

databased on BRI State database

Database Name:

HERBRECS

Database Description:

Oracle relational database including taxon names and specimen data.

Number of Specimen Records:

8,214

Access:

Visitors should contact the Director, BRI (07) 38969325. See our website for details

Email and Internet:

www.epa.qld.gov.au/herbarium

queensland.herbarium@epa.qld.gov.au

firstname.lastname@epa.qld.gov.au

Additional Collections

Significant Historical Collections:

J.R. Clarkson (Cape York collections)

Significant Special Collections:

-

Ancillary Collections:

c. 200 spirit collections

Photographic Collections:

Yes

Botanical Library:

Limited

Staff and Support

Director:

Gordon Guymer

Curator:

Eda Addicott

Manager:

-

Chief Botanist:

-

Taxonomists:

John Clarkson

Ecologists/Evolutionary Biologists:

Eda Addicot

Technical Officers:

Gary Wilson , Mark Newton

Volunteers:

-

Associates:

-

Associated Research

Taxonomic:

Revisionary studies of Erythroxylaceae

Non-Taxonomic:

Vegetation survey and mapping of North Queensland

Publications

Relating to the Collection:

-

Relating to the Herbarium:

-

Notes:

All material held at MBA is duplicated at BRI.


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