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Dried and preserved plant material

Odjeljenje za prirodne nauke, botanika, herbarij, gospina papučica, endemi

Lady’s slipper orchid – Cypripedium calceolus L.

This species, considered by many to be the most beautiful European orchid (Orchidaceae), is one of the rarest plant species in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Odjeljenje za prirodne nauke, botanika, herbarij, endemi, vlašićka ruža

Rosa brandisii Keller

This species of rose (Rosaceae) was discovered on Mt Vlašić in 1901, and was named after Erich Brandis, who originally identified and preserved it and left it to the National Museum in his will.

Odjeljenje za prirodne nauke, botanika, endemi, maleni jaglac, primula minima

Primula minima L.

This species of primrose (Primulaceae) is known in Bosnia and Herzegovina only from the horticultural material of the National Museum that was collected in the early 20th century from Mt Čvrsnica. It was originally identified and preserved by Pavle Fukarek, who left it to the museum in his will.

natural sciences, botany, herbarium, endem, heliosperma

Heliosperma retzdorffianum K. Malý; Syn. Silene retzdorffiana (K. Malý) Walters

Silene retzdorffiana (K. Malý) Walters, in the carnation family (Caryophyllaceae), was named after Willy Retzdorff, treasurer of the Botanical Association of Brandenburg, who discovered it on 26 May 1903 near the confluence of the rivers Doljanka and Neretva, near the town of Jablanica.

Odjeljenje za prirodne nauke, botanika, endemi, Hermanov usljivac, Pedicularis hoermanniana K. Maly

Pedicularis hoermanniana K. Malý

This is a perennial plant from the figwort family (Scrophulariaceae).