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Herbarium W. de Lachenal

Werner de Lachenal (1736-1800)
Solanum tuberosum
Werner de Lachenal (1736-1800)
Solanum tuberosum L.

Werner de Lachenal (1736-1800) was a professor of anatomy and botany at the University of Basel sind 1776. At his time he was among the most outstanding adepts of the Swiss flora. Lachenal was preparing a new flora of the surroundings of Basel, which however was never published. His herbarium includes mostly plants from Switzerland, but as well many exotic plants from botanical gardens.

The specimens are available online in digitized form (3355 vouchers). Search the database

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