Biodiversity and Evolution of Plants

The group is responsible for the herbarium of the university of Oldenburg (OLD)

The herbarium was founded shortly after the foundation of the university in the seventies and includes mainly specimens from the Botanical Garden of the university, northwest German and Sardinian species (collected on student excursions led by Dr. Klinger and Prof. Haeseler). Apart from that we are currently establishing specialized collections on Gentianaceae, and the genera Veronica (Plantaginaceae), Verbascum (Scrophulariaceae), Scabiosa (Dipsacaceae) und Tragopogon (Asteraceae).

Whoevere is interested in northwestern German and Sardinian material in exchange of material from the abovementioned taxa is invited to contact Prof. Dirk Albach.