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About Algae of the Faroe Islands Database

The Algae of the Faroe Islands Database

Important collectors

H.C. Lyngbye, visited the Faroe Islands in 1817. A few specimens are included in the database, while most of the Lyngbye herbarium is in a special collection.

F. Børgesen, visited the Faroe Islands in 1895-1900, 1902

D. E. G. Irvine et al., 1980.

R. Nielsen et al., 1994-2000 under the programme known as BIOFAR 2


Lyngbye, H. C., 1819. Tentamen hydrophytologiae danicae. Hafniae [Copenhagen] 1-248 pp. Børgesen, F. 1902 (Offprint). The marine algae of the Faröes. In: Warming E. (ed.) The Botany of the Faröes based upon Danish investigations. Part II. Copenhagen 1903: 339-532. Irvine, D. E. G. Seaweeds of the Faroes. 1 The flora. Bull. Brit. Mus. Nat. Hist.Bot. 10:109-131. Nielsen, R. & Gunnarsson, K. 2001. Seaweeds of the Faroe Islands. An annotated checklist. Fródskaparit 49. Bók 2001: 45-108.

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