BRBA - Herbário da Univeridade Federal do Oeste da Bahia

UFOB - Universidade Federal do Oeste da Bahia
Rua Professor José Seabra de Lemos, 316
Barreiras - BA - Brazil

The herbarium of the Federal University of Western Bahia (UFOB), whose official acronym is BRBA, was founded on April 17, 2007, in honor of National Botany Day. Currently, the collection holds more than 8,000 specimens of Brazilian flora, primarily collected in the Western Bahia region, an extensive area of the state characterized by predominant cerrado vegetation, as well as other types such as deciduous seasonal forests (dry forests) and vegetation typical of karst terrain. The collection features a significant assortment of bryophytes from the region, and the most prominent family in terms of the number of collections is Leguminosae.

Online since: 04/08/2023
Last update: 01/05/2024

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Total: 8,000
Online: 6,140
Georeferenced: 2,485
(by municipality: 3,331)
With images: 4,747

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Director or head of department:
Rafael da Conceição Simões
Juliana Gastaldello Rando