Pflanzenfamilien im Herbarium (B)

List of Families including extant collections of the Botanical Museum Berlin-Dahlem (B) from the time before 1943.

In the following list the saved material of all groups of the general herbarium is compiled. It should be borne in mind that in almost all families of Phanerogams additional type material from other sources can be found. The material of the saved special collections was not taken into account.

types = types (and/or other old specimens) extant

loan = specimens on loan during the war, returned to Berlin between 1951 and 1983.

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  • Acanthaceae, loan: 311 sheets
  • Achatocarpaceae, types
  • Aizoaceae, types
  • Amaranthaceae, types; loan: 119 sheets
  • Amaryllidaceae, types, cf. Arroyo-Leuenberger & Leuenberger (1996); loan: 309 sheets
  • Annonaceae, types; loan: 545 sheets
  • Apiaceae - see Umbelliferae
  • Aponogetonaceae, types
  • Araceae, types
  • Arecaceae - see Palmae
  • Asclepiadaceae, loan: 125 sheets (Dischidia, Hoya, mostly types of Schlechter)
  • Asteraceae - see Compositae
  • Balsaminaceae, material - excl. Eurasia - extant
  • Begoniaceae, completely extant (on loan during the war at Irmscher)
  • Berberidaceae, types
  • Bignoniaceae, loan: 38 sheets
  • Brassicaceae - see Cruciferae
  • Bromeliaceae, types
  • Bruniaceae, types
  • Burmanniaceae, types
  • Cactaceae, types in the spirit collection ( Leuenberger 1978 & 1979). Extant type in the general herbarium: Cereus deserticola Werderm. (Leuenberger & Eggli 1996).
  • Campanulaceae, loan: the greater part of Lobelioideae (30 fasc.)
  • Capparaceae, types
  • Casuarinaceae, types
  • Centrolepidaceae, types
  • Cephalotaxaceae, types
  • Ceratophyllaceae, types
  • Commelinaceae, types p.p.
  • Compositae, loan: 82 sheets (Senecio). Several old Hieracium collections extant, e.g. Schack, Touton (Vogt 1998), Zahn (Lack 1978c) (see App. A)
  • Convolvulaceae, loan: 25 sheets (S. America)
  • Corsiaceae, types
  • Crassulaceae, loan: 859 sheets (Aichryson, cf. Bañares Baudet 1997)
  • Cruciferae, types
  • Cucurbitaceae, a few types (Lack 1978a)
  • Cunoniaceae, types
  • Cyperaceae, types p.p. (Cyperus s.l. and Eleocharis p.p.), many isotypes ex herb. R. Gross. On the Cyperaceae herb. of G. Kükenthal see Schultze-Motel 1960a; on Cyperaceae of A. Peter see Schultze Motel 1960b
  • Dioscoreaceae, types
  • Droseraceae, types
  • Elaeocarpaceae, types of Knuth (leg. Clemens, New Guinea)
  • Eriocaulaceae, types
  • Euphorbiaceae, loan: 208 sheets
  • Flacourtiaceae, some types, see Zepernick (1978 and 1979)
  • Gentianaceae, loan: 179 sheets (Centaurium)
  • Gnetaceae, types
  • Gramineae, types (p.p., excl. Bambuseae); loan: 476 sheets. Types of Axonopus: Scholz 1977; types of Penicillaria (Scholz 1979)
  • Grubbiaceae, types
  • Gyrostemonaceae, types
  • Hamamelidaceae, types
  • Hernandiaceae, types
  • Hydrocharitaceae, loan: 20 sheets (Ottelia)
  • Illiciaceae, types
  • Iridaceae, types; loan: 482 sheets
  • Labiatae, loan: 271 sheets (Thymus & Mentha)
  • Lactoridaceae, types
  • Lamiaceae - see Labiatae
  • Lauraceae, types p.p. maj. (types of some neotropical genera missing)
  • Liliaceae, types
  • Loranthaceae, types (Gebauer 1993a, 1993b)
  • Magnoliaceae, types
  • Malesherbiaceae, 1 isotype, cf. Zepernick (1979)
  • Malvaceae, loan: 10 sheets (Nototriche)
  • Marantaceae, types p.p.
  • Mayacaceae, types
  • Meliaceae, old material Incl. many isotypes from Reliquiae Harmsianae
  • Menispermaceae, types
  • Misodendraceae, types (Arroyo-Leuenberger & Leuenberger 1998)
  • Moraceae, types; loan: 198 sheets (Sorocea)
  • Musaceae, types p.p.min.
  • Myrothamnaceae, types
  • Nepenthaceae, types
  • Nyctaginaceae, types
  • Nymphaeaceae, types; loan: 36 sheets
  • Octocnemataceae, types
  • Olacaceae, types
  • Onagraceae, loan: 964 sheets (Jussiaea)
  • Opiliaceae, types
  • Orchidaceae, some types (cf. Butzin 1978, 1980 & 1981Butzin 1983)
  • Palmae, collection of palm fruits completely extant; the greater part of the herbarium specimens is also extant (cf. Balick 1980)
  • Pandanaceae, all material extant
  • Papaveraceae, types
  • Passifloraceae, some types, cf. Zepernick (1979)
  • Phytolaccaceae, types
  • Piperaceae, types
  • Poaceae - see Gramineae
  • Podocarpaceae, types
  • Podostemonaceae, types
  • Polygonaceae, types
  • Portulacaceae, types
  • Proteaceae, types
  • Ranunculaceae, loan: 16 types (Clematis, Delphinium from tropical Africa); 643 sheets (Ranunculus)
  • Rapateaceae, types
  • Resedaceae, types
  • Restionaceae, types
  • Rhamnaceae, loan: 78 sheets
  • Rosaceae, types p.p.min.; loan: 660 sheets (Rosa); Dingler's Rosa herbarium completely extant
  • Santalaceae, types
  • Sapindaceae, more than 100 duplicates of S. American collections
  • Saxifragaceae, types p.p. (e.g. Escallonia, Polyosma, Quintinia)
  • Schisandraceae, types
  • Scrophulariaceae, loan: 1598 sheets (incl. all material of Antirrhinum and Kickxia)
  • Simaroubaceae, loan: 31 sheets
  • Solanaceae, loan: 37 sheets
  • Sparganiaceae, types
  • Stemonaceae, types
  • Taccaceae, types
  • Taxaceae, types
  • Tovariaceae, types
  • Turneraceae, some types, cf. Zepernick (1979)
  • Typhaceae, types
  • Ulmaceae, types
  • Umbelliferae, loan: 28 sheets (Ferula)
  • Urticaceae, loan: 258 sheets
  • Velloziaceae, many old specimens extant (incl. types)
  • Violaceae, some types, cf. Zepernick (1979)
  • Winteraceae, types
  • Xyridaceae, types
  • Zingiberaceae, types (p.p.) and other old material

The holdings of the Phanerogam herbarium at present total approximately 1,5 million sheets of world-wide collections, but especially from Europe, S. W. Asia, and Africa. The material is now stored in compactors in a windowless new building.