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Queensland Plant Pathology Herbarium

Updated March 2010

HERBARIUM CODE:

BRIP

CITES number:

AU002 (Prior to 11 Jan, 2002 CITES number was AU110)

HERBARIUM NAME:

Queensland Plant Pathology Herbarium

DEPARTMENT / ORGANISATION:

Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation

CONTACT DETAILS
Street Address:

Plant Pathology Building
80 Meiers Road
Indooroopilly Qld 4068

Postal Address:

as above

City:

Brisbane

State:

Qld

Postcode:

4068

Telephone:

(07) 3896 9340

Facsimile:

(07) 3896 9533

Email:

roger.shivas@deedi.qld.gov.au

Location:

Plant Pathology Building

AUTHORITY/STATUS:

State Government.
Part of the National Collection of Fungi.

ACCESS:

-

ASSOCIATED LIVING COLLECTION:

fungal cultures

FOUNDATION:

c. 1900

FUNCTIONS:

Research on plant parasitic and plant-associated microfungi on crop plants, pastures, weeds and indigenous spp.

GEOGRAPHIC SCOPE:

Principally NE Australia. Some collections from other areas of Australia, and other countries.

TAXONOMIC SCOPE:

All groups but emphasis on plant pathogens.

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2006 data

NUMBER OF SPECIMENS:

Total

Types

Angiosperms

-

-

Dicots

-

-

Monocots

-

-

Gymnosperms

-

-

Pteridophytes

-

-

Mosses

-

-

Liverworts

-

-

Lichens

-

-

Fungi

43,574

569

Algae

96

-

Fossils

-

-

Wood Samples

-

-

Accessioned

49,521

569

Unaccessioned

3,000

-

Computerisation

Status:

-

Database Name:

KE EMu

Database Description:

-

Number of Specimen Records:

52000

Access:

direct access for QDPI&F staff
Restricted acces via Australian Plant Disease Database http://npdd.nre.vic.gov.au/ihd/nre/research.htm

Restricted access via Australian Plant Pest Database http://www.planthealthaustralia.com.au/

Email and Internet:

roger.shivas@dpi.qld.gov.au

Additional Collections

Significant Historical Collections:

F.M. Bailey fungal collections formerly in BRI

Significant Special Collections:

-

Ancillary Collections:

-

Photographic Collections:

-

Botanical Library:

Plant pathology and mycology

Staff and Support

Director:

-

Curator:

R.G. Shivas

Manager:

D.R. Beasley

Chief Botanist:

-

Taxonomists:

-

Ecologists/Evolutionary Biologists:

-

Technical Officers:

Two (both part-time: one curatorial, one database)

Volunteers:

-

Associates:

-

Associated Research

Taxonomic:

Ustilaginales. Bipolaris, Cochliobolus and related fungi. Miscellaneous Ascomycetes and mitosporic fungi.

Non-Taxonomic:

Plant pathology.

Publications

Relating to the Collection:

Shivas, R.G., Beasley, D.R., Pascoe, I.G., Cunnington, J.H., Pitkethley, R. and Priest, M. (2006).  Specimen-based databases of Australian plant pathogens: past, present and future. Australasian Plant Pathology (in press)

Relating to the Herbarium:

-

Notes:

-


Prepared for the web by Murray Fagg, last updated 24 August, 2011