The Joinvillea Herbarium, whose name was given in tribute to Joinville city and to the Joinvillea genus, was built in 2003 with the aim of documenting the local and regional flora, as well as the neighboring states. It is integrated with the Botanical Garden of UNIVILLE, and vinculated to the following courses: Biological Sciences, Pharmacy and Environmental Engineering. Also, its collection is composed of more than 12.000 exsiccates in the database, mainly of Atlantic Rainforest plants, Restinga and Mangrove. The collection counts with Angiosperms (the largest group), Gimnosperms, Pteridophytes, Bryophytes and Lichens. Among the botanical families possessed by the Herbarium, the most frequent are: Asteraceae, Bromeliaceae, Fabaceae, Lauraceae, Melastomataceae, Myrtaceae, Orquidaceae e Rubiaceae.