How did the word ‘herbarium’ come to be?  It actually has ancient roots in the deep history of Indo-European languages, and its origin and formation in Latin is explained in this handout by Kanchi Gandhi.

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Old Swedish herbarium press. (c) Lena Struwe

Old Swedish herbarium press. (c) Lena Struwe