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Botanists carrying out research into plant groups are loaned specimens from herbaria around Australia and overseas. Specimens from the State Herbarium Collection are available for loan both nationally and internationally, but can only be loaned to recognised research institutions for bona fide research projects. In order to ensure that these collections are used in the best interest of appropriate contemporary studies and are protected and effectively preserved in the interest of future research, the recipient of the loan must fulfil the requirements outlined in the State Herbarium s Mandatory Loan Conditions.

For all loan enquiries, please contact us and for more information, read the State Herbarium policies.

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Saving Plants on Kangaroo Island – winter 2021 update

03 September 2021

Following the devastating 2020 bushfires on Kangaroo Island, scientists at the SA Seed Conservation Centre have visited the island a number of times to investigate what botanical treasures have regrown, and to collect seeds and plant specimens with a conservation aim.