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The fruit and seed collection at NHM Vienna, Department of Botany contains some 30000 dried fruits and seeds of higher plants (ferns and seed plants) from all around the world. Many of the samples are also represented by specimens in the phanerogams herbarium.
Dr. Bruno Wallnöfer
Plant identification possible upon request
Tissue samples for DNA analyses available for research projects with cooperation partners
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The collection is used for anatomical studies and as a reference for identification of seed samples (e.g. in the field of archaeology/archaeobotany).