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Plant taxonomy - sources for library and other research
South American herbaria
Plant taxonomy - sources for library and other research: South American herbaria
Reflora Virtual Herbarium
A virtual herbarium displaying high quality images of Brazilian plants that are housed in numerous Brazilian and foreign herbaria, including Kew, New York and Missouri Botanical Gardens, and the Smithsonian.
Herbario Nacional Colombiano
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