Definition of herbarium
1 : a collection of dried plant specimens usually mounted and systematically arranged for reference
2 : a place that houses an herbarium
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BRIT was founded in 1987 to house the Southern Methodist University herbarium.
At least 100 herbariums in North America have shut down since 1997.
The country’s main herbarium is a single room at the Royal University of Phnom Penh.
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