Natural History Museum of Denmark: The Herbarium of Lichens (C)

The herbarium includes ca. 266,000 specimens of lichens from all groups and from all over the world. It holds the largest collection of Danish lichens with about 900 species, and the largest collection of Greenland lichens with about 1,000 species.
Contacts: Eric Steen Hansen, Curator (
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 8 May 2014
IPT / DwC-A Source:
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 8,088 specimen records
  • 7,684 (95%) georeferenced
  • 7,891 (98%) identified to species
  • 89 families
  • 240 genera
  • 798 species
  • 798 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Geographic Distribution
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