Ukrainian historical herbarium collections and its researches

N. Shiyan

M.G. Kholodny Institute of Botany of NAS of Ukraine
2, Tereshchenkivska St., Kyiv 01601, Ukraine

The notion “Historical Herbarium Collections” was discussed and offered its definition. The main features of the collections and directions of its research were identified. A review of historical herbarium collections Ukraine was done and a recent study has been discussed. It is concluded that this line of research is timely and important for development of herbarium management in Ukraine.

Keywords: herbarium, historical collection, Ukraine

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