Collections of K.F.Meinshausen from East Europe

Dates of collection:

1839 (Finland, Kola Peninsula, together with A.I.Schrenk)

1840-1844 (Dzungaria, Kazakhstan, together with A.I.Schrenk)

1844 (South Urals)

1850s - 1870s (St.Petersburg Province)

Region of collection:

East Europe: Finland, Kola Peninsula, St.Petersburg Province, Urals

Central and East Asia

Middle Asia


Meinshausen K.F., Schrenk A.I. and others

Volume of collection:

Central Asia (Dzungaria): 1500 species.

Urals: 360 species.

Herbarium of Russian flora: 27 piles.

Flora Ingrica (got in 1863-1882): 1188 species.

Flora Ingrica (got in 1900): 1 000 species / 25 000 sheets.

Cyperaceae: 240 species / 400 sheets

Income date to LE:

1856 - Urals, Herbarium of Russian flora, Dzungaria

1863, 1864, 1866, 1882, 1900 - Flora Ingrica

1901 - Cyperaceae

Income method:

Reposited by the collector to the Herbarium of the Botanical Garden

LE Section of storage:

Section of East EuropeType collections of the section of East Europe


Sizes of sheets: 42-43.5 x 27.5-29 cm

Features of appearance: The original labels are written by hand. Some of them were later re-written on the form-sheets of J.Klinge or the Herbarium of St.Petersburg Academy of Science.The labels of exsiccata "Herbarium florae Ingricae" are handwritten and lithographed. Sometimes these labels were attached to later collections (A.N.Sennikov, pers. comm.).

Information about delivery of duplicates in other herbaria: YALT (Herbarium florae Ingricae) and others

Additional Infromation: St.Petersburg herbarium is issued in two series of exsiccata: "Herbarium florae Ingricae" and "Herbarium plantarum diaphoricarum florae Ingricae". Also, it made the base of the works: Meinshausen C.F. Synopsis plantarum diaphoricarum florae Ingricae... (Gouvernement St.Petersburg). SPb, 1869. 102 p.; Meinshausen C.F. Flora Ingrica oder Aufzahlung und Beschreibung der Bluthenpflanzen und Gefass-Kryptogamen des Gouvernements St.Petersburg. SPb, 1878. 548 p.


Lipschitz S.Ju., Vassilczenko I.T. Herbarium centrale URSS. Leningrad, 1968. 142 p.

Lipsky W.J. Herbarium Horti Botanici Imperialis Petropolitani (1823-1908). Ed.2. Jurjev, 1908. 238 p.

Lipsky V.I. The biographies and literary activities of botanists and persons concerned with the Imperial Botanical Garden // The Imperial St.Petersburg Botanical Garden in 200 years of its existence(1713-1913) / A.A.Fischer von Waldheim. Part 3. Petrograd, 1913-1915. P. 360-362

Compiler & Date:

Sokolova I.V., 2005

Batrachium nevense Tzvel.


Chamaecytisus ruthenicus (Fisch. ex Woloszcz.) Klaskova

(Representative specimen)

Dactylorhiza traunsteineri (Saut.) Soo

(Representative specimen)

Dactylorhiza traunsteineri (Saut.) Soo

(Representative specimen)

Dianthus acicularis Fisch. ex Ledeb.

(Representative specimen)

Hieracium blyttianum Fries

(Representative specimen)

Hieracium calodon Tausch ex Peter

(Representative specimen)

Myosurus minimus L.

(Representative specimen)

Myosurus minimus L.

(Representative specimen)

Thalictrum simplex L.

(Representative specimen)