Herbarium of Carl Bernhard von Trinius

Dates of collection:


Region of collection:



Many collectors.

Volume of collection:

4000-5000 species.

Income date to LE:

1841 (Botanical Museum)

Income method:

The collection was bequeathed by Trinius to the Botanical Museum after his death in 1841.

LE Section of storage:

General Section. Separate collection.


This collection belongs to the Golden Fund of LE Herbarium. World-known agrostologist C.B.Trinius collected about 4000-5000 species from Poaceae family, large part of this collection is type materials. Originally plants were not mounted on sheets, they were stored in flimsies. All plants were mounted on sheets in the first half of XX century.

There are many notes and fine drawings of morphological features made by Trinius. Each sheet labeled as "Herbarium Trinii" with unique number.

Digital catalogue of the collection was created during joint project of Smitsonian Instritute (USA) and Komarov Botanical Institute "Graminaeae Types Project" in 1994. In 1995 Trinius' collection was published as IDC microfiches.

(Notes by YR, 2004)


Lipshits S.Yu. & Vasilchenko I.T. 1968. Tsentralnyi Gerbariy SSSR: istoricheskiy ocherk [Central Herbarium of the USSR: historical abstract]. Leningrad, Nauka.

Compiler & Date:

Yu.R.Roskov, 2004

Briza subaristata Lam.


Elymus mollis Trin.


Festuca altaica Trin.


Vilfa arundinacea Trin.


Aira flexuosa L.

(Representative specimen)

Briza maxima L.

(Representative specimen)

Brizopyrum capense Trin.

(Representative specimen)