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Botany and Molecular Evolution

Botany and Molecular Evolution

Until 2004: Department of Botany-Paleobotany

Head of Department: Prof. Dr. Georg Zizka  


Technical Assistant:  Micheline C. Middeke
Phone +49 (0) 69 97075-1165
Fax +49 (0) 69 97075-1137

Location / Visitors' address
Botany and Molecular Evolution
Senckenberg Research Institute
Arthur von Weinberg-Haus
Kuhwaldstraße 55
D-60486 Frankfurt am Main
Postal address
Botany and Molecular Evolution
Senckenberg Research Institute
Senckenberganlage 25
D-60325 Frankfurt am Main

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Herbarium Senckenbergianum (FR)

A compilation of  the most important collectors and collections held at the Herbarium Senckenbergianum ("Index Collectorum Herbarii Senckenbergiani") was published in "Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg" vol. 217. An updated version is available here (in German).

Most of Eduard Rüppell's types from NE Africa are extant in the Herbarium Senckenbergianum, detailled information is available here (in German).