Herbarium Code: PAL
Address: via Lincoln 2, I-90123 Palermo - Italy
A. Bras, M. Gandoger, Abbé Gave, G. Giardina, W. Greuter, T. von Heldreich, R. F. Hohenacker, D. Lanza, G. E. Mattei, B. A. Porcari, C. G. Pringle, E. Reverchon, P. A. Saccardo, G. H. W. Schimper, L. Senni, P. E. E. Sintenis, V. Tineo, A. Todaro
W. Greuter (includes the herbaria of A. Bras (France) and Abbé Gave (W Alps) (100,000 specimens, donated 2009) is kept separate, to be cited as PAL-Gr.
SicilIa; Mediterranen basin, Canarian island; Caucasic area; Caribbean; South America; Somalia; South Africa; Australia.
ACCESS POLICY AND CONSULTING CONDITIONS TO THE HERBARIUM COLLECTIONS
The Palermo Botanical Garden Herbarium is a scientific museum of the University of Palermo, attached to the Centro Servizi Sistema Museale di Ateneo.
It is open to researchers according to the following access policy and consulting conditions.
Scholars and researchers of the University of Palermo can freely consult material in the Herbarium according to the opening times. Ph.D. students, scholarship or research grant holders of the University of Palermo can also access to the Herbarium collections after their supervisor’s request to the Director Office.
Similarly, University students and specialist visitors are requested to submit their application form to the Director before consulting the collections. Ph.D. students, scholarship or research grant holders from other Universities and visiting scholars are also allowed to use the collections for research purposes with the approval of the Director.
Opening times: 9,00-13,00
The Herbarium is open from Monday to Saturday during University Terms. It is close on Sundays, Bank Holidays, extraordinary closures and during Summer Vacations.
According to the staff availability, the Herbarium can also be visited in the afternoons from 14,00 to 17,00. Exceptionally, visiting scholars can ask to extend their permanence outside opening times, only if authorised by the Director.
Behaviour in the Herbarium
A - Consulting Herbarium specimens.
Those who whish to take a folder from the cabinet in order to consult herbarium specimens shall follow what said below:
B - Folder replacement inside the cabinet.
After their use, folders shall be left on the tables of the Reading Room to the care of staff members, or replaced inside the cabinets by the scholars. The cabinets shall be close.