Zürich Herbaria

The United Herbaria of the University and ETH Zürich remain closed for an undetermined period starting from March 16, 2020 due to the Corona virus crisis. The curators can be reached via e-mail.

Herbaria Z+ZT

The combined herbaria of the University (Z) and ETH Zürich (ZT) include some 3.8 Mio. specimens of vascular plants, mosses algae and fungi from all areas of the world. Our collection is among the 15 largest herbaria worldwide and takes in Europe position eleven and in Switzerland position two.

Herbarium of the Zurich Succulent Plant Collection (ZSS)

The herbarium of the Zurich Succulent Plant Collection focuses entirely on the diversity of succulent plants from all over the world and counts about 25'000 specimens.

herbarium Z+ZT
A glimpse of the herbarium Z+ZT and a specimen of Blepharis buchneri