Friday, November 10, 2006

The LE herbarium

The Herbarium of Vascular Plants of the Komarov Botanical Institute (LE) is one of the largest collection in the world and main herbarium in Russia. Some of the specimens have (I think) been scanned holographically. They are not intended as such but they are art in nature. This specimen was collected from Kazakhstan in 1930. The images are quite large - I have reduced this one by 50% and dropped the quality to 80% of the original. Link…

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