The Marcgrave herbarium

The Marcgrave herbarium is a book-herbarium containing the earliest collections from Brazil, collected by Georg Marcgrave (1610-1644) who visited the former Dutch colony at the state of Pernambuco in 1638–1644.

All the 173 pages are digitized and scanned.


D. de Andrade-Lima, A.F. Maule. T.M. Pedersen & K. Rahn (1977): Marcgrave’s Brazilian Herbarium Collected 1638-44. Botanisk Tidsskrift 71, pp 121–160.

Herbarium book and three pages