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
Papua New Guinea Forest Research Institute
P.O. Box 314
Lae, Morobe Province   
Papua New Guinea
[675] 472 4188. Fax: [675] 472 4357
Collection Statistics:
  • 1 specimen records
  • 1 (100%) georeferenced
  • 1 (100%) identified to species
  • 1 families
  • 1 genera
  • 1 species
  • 1 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics