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St. Xavier's College, Mumbai, INDIA .

Blatter Herbarium is an internationally recognized herbarium for Taxonomic studies and allied branches in Botany. Established in 1906 in St. Xavier's College, Mumbai, INDIA, by the Jesuit Priest - Rev. Fr. E. Blatter, BLAT is one of the best herbaria in India holding collections of Algae, Fungi, Bryophytes, Pteridophytes, Gymnosperms and flowering plants ranging from the year 1816 onwards.

With a total of 3,00,000 plant specimens it is listed in the Index Herbariorum published from KEW - Royal Botanic Gardens.

Presently, efforts are on to set up a Carpology Reference Centre in the name of Late Rev. Fr. H. Santapau.

For further information

Write to:

St. Xavier's College,
5 Mahapalika Marg,
Mumabai 400 001

or   Contact Prof. Kevin D'Cruz by email  

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