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 six 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).
Contacts: Herbaria Contact, huh-requests@oeb.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
Access Rights: http://kiki.huh.harvard.edu/databases/addenda.html
Collection Statistics
  • 55,393 specimen records
  • 1,515 (3%) georeferenced
  • 30,651 (55%) with images (35,290 total images)
  • 30,005 (54%) identified to species
  • 589 families
  • 2,733 genera
  • 17,099 species
  • 17,263 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Taxon Distribution
Taxon Distribution
  • Alloschemone (1)
  • Alocasia (3)
  • Anthurium (599)
  • Asterostigma (6)
  • Caladium (35)
  • Chlorospatha (3)
  • Colocasia (15)
  • Dieffenbachia (12)
  • Dracontium (36)
  • Filarum (1)
  • Heteropsis (19)
  • Homalomena (2)
  • Jasarum (1)
  • Monstera (42)
  • Montrichardia (30)
  • Philodendron (246)
  • Pistia (38)
  • Rhodospatha (8)
  • Schismatoglottis (8)
  • Spathantheum (10)
  • Spathicarpa (22)
  • Spathiphyllum (57)
  • Stenospermation (26)
  • Synandrospadix (7)
  • Syngonium (38)
  • Taccarum (1)
  • Ulearum (1)
  • Urospatha (61)
  • Xanthosoma (106)
  • Zantedeschia (7)