Plants : The herbarium

Rubicon has a rich array of different plant species, particularly orchids. Phil has identified over 220 indigenous plants, including 12 threatened species, and over 140 introduced plants. 

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We have created a herbarium of nearly all the plant species at Rubicon, except orchids that don't press well, to serve as a reference collection.

 

 

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Generally, we photograph, GPS, press and dry each specimen before glueing it to A3 card that labels each specimen.

 

 

  

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Here are our 18 volumes of pressed plants.

 

orchids

 

 

 

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