Brief description of Herbarium Frisicum
In 1979 Karst Meijer started the herbariumcollection. Now it is one of the greatest private herbarium collections of Europe. The total collection contains over 100.000 herbarium sheets.
Our worldwide famous collections
Herbarium Frisicum is famous for the Seaherbarium of David Landsborough from Schotland. And for the herbarium made by a Jewish family who were underground during the war in 1940-1943.
Further more the collection contains a lot of holotypes from Rubus species. There are many herbariumsheets of Taraxacum, Salix and Rosa species.
A part of the herbarium contains collections collected in old gardens and throughout Europe, North America, China, Thailand and Australia.
It is open for you
Herbarium Frisicum is open for scientific investigations and for new and old herbaria. With us you can give the past a good future.
This website is in Dutch but of course you can go through several pages and watch all the pictures. For instance of the Seaherbarium and Jewish Herbarium.
Do you want to know more? Please contact us by e-mail: herbariumfrisicum @gmail.com
We appreciate your visit and interest very much. It is a contribution to Herbarium Frisicum and the lives of the people involved.