Collection of Peter Simon Pallas

Dates of collection:

1768-1774; 1793-1794

Region of collection:

East Europe, Siberia, Middle Asia (Kazakhstan).


Pallas P.S., Sokoloff N., Kaschkaroff S., Georgi I., Schangin P., Sivers I., Gablitz K., Merk K., Musin-Pushkin A., Thunberg K., Solander D.

LE Section of storage:

Section of Eastern Europe;

Section of Caucasus;

Section of Siberia and Far East (incl. Type Collection)


The main part of Pallas' collection is stored in the BM Herbarium in London and in some other Herbaria in Europe. However plenty of specimens from the collection are stored in LE Herbarium. The collection contains plants which were collected during two travels in Russia in 1768-1774 and 1793-1794. Besides that Pallas' herbarium includes specimens collected by his Russian companions and correspondents - N.Sokoloff, S.Kaschkaroff, I.Georgi, P.Schangin, I.Sivers, K.Gablitz, K.Merk, A.Musin-Pushkin, K.Thunberg, D.Solander.


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

Sytin A.K. (1997) Peter Simon Pallas - botanik. Moscow, KMK Ltd.

Compiler & Date:

Yu.R.Roskov, 2004

Berberis sibirica Pall.


(Representative specimen)

(Representative specimen)

Potentilla leucophylla Pall.

(Representative specimen)