Harvard University Herbaria (Harvard)

The Harvard University Herbaria, with over 5 million specimens, is the world’s largest University Herbaria. Included in the Herbaria are what were once six separate herbarium collections: * Herbarium of the Arnold Arboretum (A) * Economic Herbarium of Oakes Ames (ECON) * Oakes Ames Orchid Herbarium (AMES) * Farlow Herbarium (FH) * Gray Herbarium (GH) * New England Botanical Club Herbarium (NEBC).
Contact: Kennedy, Jonathan (jonathan_kennedy@harvard.edu)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 12 February 2020
IPT / DwC-A Source:
Digital Metadata: EML File
Rights Holder: President and Fellows of Harvard College
Access Rights: http://kiki.huh.harvard.edu/databases/addenda.html
Collection Statistics
  • 96,921 specimen records
  • 434 (0.45%) georeferenced
  • 85,816 (89%) with images
  • 92,667 (96%) identified to species
  • 152 families
  • 781 genera
  • 5,681 species
  • 6,568 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics