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Search for records in Australia's Virtual Herbarium

Note: the simple search attempts to match a known species/taxon - by its scientific name or common name. If there are no name matches, a full text search will be performed on your query
Full text search
Taxon name
Taxon name
Taxon name
Taxon name
Botanical group
Identified by
Identification date to (YYYY-MM-DD)
Catalogue number
Type material
Record updated to (YYYY-MM-DD)
Collecting number
Collecting date to (YYYY-MM-DD)
Establishment means
State or territory
Local government area
IBRA region
IMCRA region
Herbarium transactions
Duplicates sent to
Loan number
Exchange number
Borrowing institution


Enter a list of taxon names/scientific names, one name per line (common names not currently supported).

Enter a list of catalogue numbers (one number per line).

Select one of the draw tools (polygon, rectangle, circle), draw a shape and click the search link that pops up.

Import an existing GIS area (currently supported formats: Well Known Text (WKT) POLYGON shape)

Copy & paste a WKT POLYGON string and click "Add to map":