Oskarshamn herbarium (OHN)

Latest version published by Biologiska museet i Oskarshamn on 17 March 2023 Biologiska museet i Oskarshamn
Publication date:
17 March 2023
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This database contains information from the herbarium of Oskarshamn, Sweden. Specimens are collected from 1850 and later. The specimens are mainly collected from Sweden, but also from Austria, Norway, France and USA. The collection contains about 220 000 specimens of vascular plants.

Data Records

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The publisher and rights holder of this work is Biologiska museet i Oskarshamn. To the extent possible under law, the publisher has waived all rights to these data and has dedicated them to the Public Domain (CC0 1.0). Users may copy, modify, distribute and use the work, including for commercial purposes, without restriction.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 41b59050-0a12-11dd-953d-b8a03c50a862.  Biologiska museet i Oskarshamn publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by GBIF Sweden.


Occurrence; Plants; Växter; Specimen; Occurrence


Anders Telenius
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Project manager
Åke Rühling
  • Metadata Provider
Veronika Johansson
Data manager
Swedish Museum of Natural History

Geographic Coverage

Sweden and a few specimens from e.g. Austria, Norway, France and USA.

Bounding Coordinates South West [-90, -180], North East [90, 180]

Taxonomic Coverage

Vascular plants, mosses, algae, lichens, fungi.

Kingdom Plantae

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers 41b59050-0a12-11dd-953d-b8a03c50a862