Farlow Herbarium of Cryptogamic Botany, Harvard University (FH)

The Farlow Herbarium houses nearly 1,400,000 specimens of lichenized and non-lichenized fungi, bryophytes, and algae. The collections are world-wide in scope; particular strengths are in bound, indexed exsiccatae, bryophytes and fungi from Asia, entomogenous fungi, Antarctic lichens, and special "authors" herbaria which contain many type specimens.

Contacts: Kennedy, Jonathan, jonathan_kennedy@harvard.edu
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 20 September 2021
IPT / DwC-A Source:
Digital Metadata: EML File
Rights Holder: President and Fellows of Harvard College
Access Rights: https://huh.harvard.edu/access-digital-reproductions-works-public-domain
Collection Statistics
  • 87,887 specimen records
  • 570 (0.65%) georeferenced
  • 77,207 (88%) with images (95,462 total images)
  • 85,126 (97%) identified to species
  • 147 families
  • 768 genera
  • 5,644 species
  • 6,600 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics