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Search for records in The Australasian 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, territory or province
Local government area
IBRA region
IMCRA region
NZ Land District
NZ ECO Region
Herbarium transactions
Loan number
Exchange number
Borrowing institution

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)

To search with other spatial file formats (shapefile, KML, etc.), please use the Spatial Portal - via the "Add to Map" ➜ "Areas" menu.

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