Papua New Guinea Forest Research Institute (LAE)

Approximately 300,000 specimens. Mainly vascular plants, few bryophytes of Papua New Guinea, Irian Jaya, and Solomon Islands (excluding Santa Cruz); some southeastern Asia, Indonesia, and tropical Australia. Important collections: L. J. Brass, L. Craven, J. R. Croft, R. D. Hoogland, R. Pullen, J. C. Saunders, R. Schodde, W. Takeuchi
Date Founded: 1944.
Contact: Robert Kiapranis, Director (
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update:
Usage Rights: CC0 1.0 (Public-domain)
Rights Holder: Papua New Guinea Forest Research Institute
Access Rights: not-for-profit use only
Papua New Guinea National Herbarium
P.O. Box 314
Lae, Morobe Province   
Papua New Guinea
[675] 472 4188. Fax: [675] 472 4357
Collection Statistics:
  • 2 specimen records
  • 1 (50%) georeferenced
  • 1 (50%) identified to species
  • 2 families
  • 1 genera
  • 1 species
  • 1 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
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Development of the Consortium of Pacific Herbaria and several of the specimen databases have been supported by National Science Foundation Grants (BRC 1057303, ADBC 1304924 and ADBC1115116). Data Usage Policy. Copyright © 2015 University of Hawai‘i.

How to Cite: M.B. Thomas, J.F. Rock Herbarium, University of Hawaii at Manoa. 2015. Consortium of Pacific Herbaria Database (CPH). Available from: (date accessed)

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