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Liverpool Museum Herbarium

Saturday 11 February 2017 14:00 - Saturday 11 February 2017 16:00

An herbarium is a library of preserved plants that is of immense practical use and of fundamental importance to science available to amateur and professional alike. 

The Liverpool Herbarium has an amazing heritage as it was created by William Roscoe and his friends in 1802, as an important component of the first Liverpool Botanic Garden. Today it houses over 400000 specimens including 98% of the British and Irish native plants.

Find out the many uses that Herbariums have to modern science and the fascinating history of the Liverpool herbarium now housed in the World Museum, Liverpool.

About the Speaker: Donna Young is the Curator of the Herbarium for the National Museums Liverpool.

 

Who is it suitable for?

16+

What does it cost?

Free to members of the Rhododendron, Camellia and Magnolia Group

£2 non members, payable at the door.

Do I need to book?

No - just turn up on the day

 

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Organised by The Rhododendron, Camellia and Magnolia Group

Venue Details

Lecture Theatre