Collections of C.I.Maximowicz from Siberia

Dates of collection:

1855, 1856, 1859, 1860

Region of collection:

Far East: basin of the Amur, Maritime Territory

Siberia: Irkutsk etc. (1859)


Maximowicz C.I.

Volume of collection:

Collections from Far East:

1855-1856: 849 species

1859-1860: over 1000 species

Income date to LE:

1856, 1857, 1864

Income method:

The herbarium was collected in the framework of two voyages, at state treasury expence: round-the-world voyage of 1853-1857, and the voyage of 1859-1860.

LE Section of storage:

Section of Siberia and Far East

Type collections of the section of Siberia and Far East


The labels of the voyage of 1859-1960 are printed. The printed text includes: the title "Maximowicz, Iter secundum", region of collecting and the year. Precise localities, habitats and dates are written by hand of Maximowicz in Latin or German language.

A part of the collection is mounted with labels written by hand of Maximowicz, mainly in German.

Later, the collection was treated by V.L.Komarov, translations of the label text in Russian being written by his hand.

The collections made the base of the work:

Maximowicz C.I. Primitae florae Amurensis. 1859. 504 p. (Mem. Pres. Acad. Sci. Petersb., t. 9.)

Th e collections of C.I.Maximowicz are also kept in the section of Central Asia and the General Section of LE Herbarium.


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. 349-359.

Compiler & Date:

Sokolova I.V., 2006

Pinus sylvestris L. subsp. amurensis L.Orlova


Polygonum dentato-alatum Fr.Schmidt


Imperata sacchariflora Maxim.

(Specimen authenticum)

Allium anisopodium Ledeb.

(Representative specimen)

Arisaema amurense Maxim.

(Representative specimen)

Belamcanda chinensis (L.) DC.

(Representative specimen)

Camptosorus sibiricus Rupr.

(Representative specimen)

Carex scabrifolia Steud.

(Representative specimen)

Chrysosplenium alternifolium L.

(Representative specimen)

Hemerocallis lilio-asphodelus L.

(Representative specimen)

Hemerocallis middendorfii Trautv. et C.A.Mey.

(Representative specimen)

Hosta lancifolia Engl.

(Representative specimen)

Iris kaempferi Siebold ex Lem.

(Representative specimen)

Mitella nuda L.

(Representative specimen)

Niphobolus lingua J.Sm.

(Representative specimen)

Osmunda cinnamomea L.

(Representative specimen)

Padus asiatica Kom.

(Representative specimen)

Parnassia palustris L.

(Representative specimen)

Physocarpus amurensis (Maxim.) Maxim.

(Representative specimen)

Ribes palczewskii (Jancz.) Pojark.

(Representative specimen)

Saxifraga sibirica L.

(Representative specimen)

Smilacina davurica Fisch. et C.A.Mey.

(Representative specimen)

Sorbaria sorbifolia (L.) A.Br.

(Representative specimen)

Spiraea flexuosa Fisch. ex Cambess.

(Representative specimen)

Symplocarpus foetidus (L.) Nutt.

(Representative specimen)