Gymnosperms

Our gymnosperm collection comprises of approximately 19,500 specimens, has a strong contemporary element with nearly half of the specimens collected within the last 30 years.

Examples from our collection

Major Collectors

  • Wen-pei Fang (1899-1983)
  • Reginald Farrer, China (1880-1920)
  • George Forrest, China, Burma (1873-1932)
  • Karl Hartweg, Central America (1812-1871)
  • Ernest Henry, China (1837-1919)
  • John Jeffrey, North America (1826-1854)
  • Edouard-Ernest Maire (1848-1932)
  • Hugh McKee, New Caledonia (1912-1995)
  • Cyrus Pringle, Central America (1838-1911)
  • Carl Purpus, Central America (1851-1941)
  • Te-tsun Yu (1908-1986)