Bryophytes

Our world-leading bryophyte collection of approximately 250,000 specimens is an essential part of our active cryptogamic research programme

Examples from the collection

Important collections:

  • Balfour, John Hutton (1808-1884) & Balfour, Isaac Bayley (1853-1922)
  • Davis, Peter Hadland (1918-1992)
  • Greville, Robert Kaye (1794-1866)
  • Hooker, Joseph Dalton (1817-1911)
  • Hutchison, Isabell Wylie (1889-1982)
  • Menzies, Archibald (1754-1842)
  • Spruce, Richard (1817-1893)
  • Walker-Arnott, George (1799-1868)
  • Wallich, Nataniel (1786-1854)
  • Wight, Robert (1796-1872)