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A trip to the Paris herbarium in the Jardin des Plantes, Paris.

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I was given a guided tour of the Paris herbarium by Marc Jeanson: 8 million specimens, fully imaged and sorted into APG III order. Citizen science project Les Herbonautes encourages volunteers to catalogue the collection online photos.

 

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Grandes Serres (Greenhouses) contain drought tolerant and tropical plants:

 

A menagerie:

 

 

Systematic beds, alpine garden and historic trees

 

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Gallery of Evolution

 

Gallery of Botany:

 

GALERIE DE PALÉONTOLOGIE ET D’ANATOMIE COMPARÉE

 

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