The Royal BC Museum Corporation is one of Canada’s greatest cultural treasures. The museum was founded in 1886; the Archives, in 1894. In 2003, these two organizations joined to become British Columbia’s combined provincial museum and archives, collecting artifacts, documents and specimens of British Columbia’s natural and human history, safeguarding them for the future and sharing them with the world.
The collection was established in 1886 and ceased acquisitions in present.
Kingdoms covered include: Plantae.
RBCM collections include specimens from around the world, but primarily focus on British Columbia and surrounding areas
Number of specimens in the collection
The estimated number of specimens in the Royal British Columbia Museum - Herbarium is 219,000.
Of these 218,884 are databased. This represents 99.9 % of the collection.
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Metadata last updated on 2020-06-10 21:26:49.0
Digitised records available through the Atlas
The Royal British Columbia Museum - Herbarium has an estimated 219,000 specimens.
The collection has databased 99.9 % of these (218,884 records).
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