VIC - Herbário da Universidade Federal de Viçosa

UFV - Universidade Federal de Viçosa
Departamento de Biologia Vegetal
Av. P.H. Rolfs,
Viçosa - MG - Brazil

VIC Herbarium was founded in 1930, by Ynes Mexia. It is part of the Department of Plant Biology, Federal University of Viçosa. It is a regional herbarium with 54.000 specimens and 42 type-specimens, is the third collection of the Minas Gerais State. Renowned botanists deposited part of their collections in the VIC as: Agnes Chase, Howard S. Irwin and JG Kuhlmann. The collection consists of algae, fungi and plants, especially angiosperms from several ecosystems of the Minas Gerais State: caatinga, campos rupestres, cerrado and semi-deciduous rain forests included in the area of Atlantic Forest, as well as in other regions of Brazil.

Online since: 24/09/2014
Last update: 21/02/2024

Number of records

Total: 54,000
Online: 54,117
Georeferenced: 5,678
(by municipality: 40,262)
With images: 42,631

Conditions for using the data

The Herbarium VIC data is available for use, since fulfilled the conditions: data utilization will be allowed with only the permission writed by Herbarium VIC curator; the name ''Universidade Federal de Viçosa

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Scholarship holder:
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