Turkey's first open herbarium established in Buyukada

The collection of dried plants includes 500 specimens.

Turkey's first open herbarium established in Buyukada

Turkey's first open herbarium has been established in Buyukada island of the north-western province of Istanbul.

The collection of dried plants includes 500 specimens.

The herbarium can be visited daily between the hours of 08.30 and 17.30.

In botany, a herbarium is a collection of preserved plant specimens. These specimens may be whole plants or plant parts: these will usually be in a dried form, mounted on a sheet, but depending upon the material may also be kept in alcohol or other preservative.


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aftab khan
aftab khan - 10 yıl Before

The English during their 100 years rule of India discovered that the province of Baluchistan now in Pakistan was blessed with numerous types of herbs for medicinal usage.