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state election. Minimal updates will be made to this site until after the election results are declared.
Find out about the Herbarium—the centre for research and information on Queensland ecosystems, plants and fungi.
Find out how to collect plant specimens and get them identified.
Botanists and members of the public collect, prepare and submit thousands of new specimens to the Queensland Herbarium each year.
Scientists describe, name and classify new species, improve existing classifications and provide identification services and tools to the public.
Read through our list of publications and the latest census of the Queensland flora available for you to access. Some of these publications are for sale but most are free.
Find out about our seminars and events.
We need to understand ecological processes and the role of ecosystems, plants and animals to manage the natural environment.