PEL - Herbário PEL

UFPel - Universidade Federal de Pelotas
Departamento de Botânica
IB, Campus Capão do Leão/UFPEL
Rua Gomes Carneiro, 1, Centro.
Pelotas - RS - Brazil

The Herbarium PEL is part of the Department of Botany in the Institute of Biology from the Federal University of Pelotas. It was founded in 1946 by “Irmão” Teodoro Luis. Currently, it has about 27,000 specimens, covering Angiosperms, Gymnosperms, Monilophytes, Lycophytes, Hornworts, Liverworts, Mosses, Algae and Fungi. The collections are predominantly from the southern of Rio Grande do Sul and also from national and international exchanges. The Herbarium PEL is member of the Herbarium Network of Brazil and Rio Grande do Sul and of the UFPel Museum Network.

Online since: 07/05/2021
Last update: 04/06/2024

Number of records

Total: 27,076
Online: 25,241
Georeferenced: 1,108
(by municipality: 21,533)
With images: 9,305

Conditions for using the data

The available data should be used for research purposes and cited appropriately, and their commercialization is prohibited.

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Herbário PEL/UFPel


Director or head of department:
Raquel Lüdtke
Caroline Scherer