Queensland Herbarium

About

The Queensland Herbarium is the centre for research and information on Queensland ecosystems, plants, fungi and algae.

The Queensland Herbarium building at Toowong houses the state’s plant specimen collection of more than 830,000 specimens, representing Queensland’s native and naturalised plant species and 150 years of species discovery.

Queensland’s ecosystems have been surveyed, mapped and classified into 1386 regional ecosystems across the state, and are the subject of ecological research, condition assessment and monitoring.