Departamento Biología Vegetal II, Fac. Farmacia, Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Acronym: MAF


Universitarial Department where the MAF Herbarium is included. This Herbarium is a collections of reference of vascular plants and lichens with more than 160000 sheets. It stored historical and Neotropical collections and maintains dynamic relationships with the main centers and reference collections around the Wolrd.


1- Systematic and Filogeny of vascular plants, mushrooms and lichens,

2- Molecular evolution and Filogeny of vascular plants and lichenized mushrooms,

3- Bioclimatology and Biogeography,

4- Fitosociology and Cartography of the Vegetation,

5- Ecophysiology,

6- Palynology,

7- Mineral nutrition: application to the medicinal plants,

8- Under stress conditions plant physiology,

9- Physiology and technology of seeds.

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  1. Herbario MAF, Fac. Farmacia, Universidad Complutense de Madrid This Herbarium was founded by Blas Lázaro e Ibiza in 1892. Its central nucleus was the Herbarium of the Linneana Matritensis Society that, by proposal of Fausto Garagarza (professor of physical Techniques), was stored in the Faculty of Pharmacy in December of 1892. The collection of plants of P. A. Pourret was included soon. This collection was inherited of the School of Pharmacy of Santiago...
  2. Herbario MAF-Lich de Líquenes, Fac. Farmacia, Universidad Complutense de Madrid Herbario MAF, Departamento de Biología Vegetal II, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, colección de lí­quenes, 1854-2005, principalmente España, referencia para Flora Liquenológica Ibérica.

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