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Author(s): Barina, Z.
Title: Kitaibel Pál (1757–1817) és a 21. század – mitől lesz „élő” egy 200 éves herbárium?
Title: A 200-year-old “living herbarium” – bringing botanist Pál Kitaibel (1757–1817) into the 21st century
Year: 2014
Volume: 106
Pages: 141-156.

Abstract: With about 15 thousand specimens, the first major Hungarian plant collection, the Kitaibel Herbarium, spans the turn of the 18th to 19th centuries. Aft er several years of work, databasing and digitising the entire collection was completed in 2013. To mark this occasion, this paper discusses the merits of such a historic plant collection and the significance of its precious herbarium samples for modern botanical research. With 2 figures.
Keywords: Kitaibel, digital herbarium, preservation, species descriptions, type specimens

Journal: Annales historico-naturales Musei nationalis hungarici
Journal abbreviation: Annls hist.-nat. Mus. nat. hung.
ISSN: 0521-4726
Publisher: Hungarian Natural History Museum, Budapest
Editor(s): Korsós, Z., Merkl, O. & Fuisz, T. I.