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Here you can help to database the specimens of the largest biological collection in Portugal.

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African Convolvulaceae

A few speciemns of Convolvulaceae from Africa

Photograph by: Robert Lafond

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90 Specimens

15,15 %
start date: 2021-05-18 00:00:00

Rosaceae of Portugal

Family of major economic importance not only for its fruits but also for its ornamentals. Well-known edible fruits are very variable being drups (fleshy with a stone) as in apricot, cherry, nectarine, peach, plums, prune, almond; pomes as in apple, quince, pear, loquat; aggregates (with free carpels) as in blackberry, raspberry, strawberry. The beautiful tree Prunus lusitanica is widely planted as a hedge as are Spiraea, Cotoneaster, Pyracantha, Crataegus and some others. Rosa is the best-known ornamental species and there are many thousand hybrids and cultivars. Rose perfumes are made from rose oil, a mixture of essential oils obtained by steam distilling the crushed petals.

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343 Specimens

61,28 %
start date: 2021-04-26 00:00:00

Detectives

Can you help us to find out the missing information about these specimens?

Every record lacks some information, and in many cases, you must be a real detective to find out from the few clues the specimens contain!

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650 Specimens

93,68 %
start date: 2020-04-23 00:00:00

Miscellanea

This project contains several specimens that, over the years of databasing the herbarium, for some reason, have not been completely transcribed.

Photo by Filipe Covelo

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197 Specimens

98,25 %
start date: 2020-04-06 10:00:00

Willkomm Herbarium

Moritz Willkomm (1821-1895) built a very important plant collection of c. 31.000 specimens, for a long time at the Herbarium of the University of Coimbra.

Most of the specimens have been databased.

We ask for your collaboration to finalise the project.

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2016 Specimens

13,53 %
start date: 2020-04-06 00:00:00

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