Bryophyte herbarium, UiB

Latest version published by University of Bergen on Jul 23, 2021 University of Bergen

The Moss herbarium is believed to contain 80 000 specimens. The majority of the material is Norwegian, but the herbarium also holds important collections from Bouvet Island and Antarctica (T. Engelskjøn). Important collectors are E. Jørgensen, B.B.L. Kaalaas, J.J. Havås and T. Lillefosse. As of May 2005 data of c.10 000 of the specimens have been recorded, among them the Norwegian red listed mosses.

Data Records

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Occurrence; Specimen; Occurrence; musit-norway


Who created the resource:

University of Bergen
University of Bergen Bergen NO

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Tor Tønsberg
University of Bergen Bergen NO

Who filled in the metadata:

GBIF Norway
GBIF Norway Sars gate 1 0562 Oslo Norway NO +4722851620

Who else was associated with the resource:

GBIF Norway
GBIF Norway Sars gate 1 0562 Oslo Norway NO 22851620

Geographic Coverage


Bounding Coordinates South West [-90, -180], North East [90, 180]

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers ec1922d6-292e-4443-8bae-deba1092856b