Lichens

A historically important collection of lichens, along with an extensive modern collection of British material that underpins our current knowledge of the British lichen flora.

Examples from the collection

Major collections

  • William J. Borrer, as part of James Brodie’s material, British & Scottish (1781-1862)
  • Brian Coppins (1949-)
  • John Duncan, British & Scottish (1794-1881)
  • Alfred Eaton – ‘Transit of Venus’ Expedition (1874) to Southern Ocean inc. Kergulean
  • Robert Kaye Greville, British & Scottish (1794-1866)
  • Joseph Hooker, sub-Antarctic Islands (1817-1911)
  • Lauder Lindsay, New Zealand & Iceland (1829-1880)
  • James McAndrew, British & Scottish (1836-1917)
  • Archibald Menzies (1754-1842)