Issue Date: Nov 15, 2011
“THIS is the third largest herbarium in the country,” says Tariq Husain, herbarium coordinator at the National Botanical Research Institute (NBRI) in Lucknow, as he ushers me into a large space lined by cabinets on both sides. The cabinets are stocked with dead plants, neatly kept in herbarium files.
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