Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de la Ville de Genève
For loans, information and high-resolution images requests, as well as exchanges, the Cryptogamic herbarium is reopened since June 8th and the Phanerogamic herbarium will reopen on July 17th.
Scientists who would like to schedule a visit are kindly requested to contact the relevant herbarium in advance.
With it’s around 6,000,000 specimens, the collection of the CJB is one of the most important in the world. It is derived from a long tradition of botany in Geneva that dates back to the 1800’s. It contains plants and fungi from the entire world, but in particular, those of the Mediterranean, the Near and Far East, South America and Europe.
The Herbarium is not open to the public. However, group visits are organized several times per year, in the framework of public visits.