Decolonising Victoria's National Herbarium

How our national plant collection acts as a resource for all gardeners and is striving to embrace the botanical contribution of First Nations Peoples.

Decolonising Victoria's National Herbarium

While you might not realise it, every time you use a plant’s scientific name you’re referencing the work of herbaria – the birth places of botanical names.

The world’s herbaria are rich storehouses of biodiversity; between them they house an estimated 350 million preserved specimens of plants, algae and fungi. Each one of those specimens is a botanical time capsule – a carefully docum...

This article is for members only

Please login or purchase a membership to enjoy 20% member savings on all products, magazine subscription, free seed offers and more!

Join the clubLogin