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The Dame Ella Campbell Herbarium collection
The Dame Ella Campbell Herbarium currently houses approximately 75,000 specimens from around New Zealand but with a concentration of specimens collected from the Manawatu, Hawkes Bay, the Volcanic Plateau, and lower North Island.
Several important collections are housed separately from the main collections, including:
- Dame Ella Campbell’s bryophyte collections (~3,000 specimens)
- E. A. Hodgson’s collection of bryophytes (primarily liverworts, ~14,000 specimens)
- J. M. McEwen’s collection of Coprosma (including hybrids that he made between species, ~1,000 specimens).
If you have an interest in a specific area and would like to find out more, please contact the curator Dr. Jennifer Tate.
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Last updated on Tuesday 16 August 2016