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
  • Acoelorraphe (1)
  • Acrocomia (2)
  • Aiphanes (10)
  • Aristeyera (2)
  • Bactris (11)
  • Brahea (3)
  • Calyptronoma (2)
  • Chamaedorea (8)
  • Chelyocarpus (2)
  • Coccothrinax (4)
  • Copernicia (7)
  • Desmoncus (9)
  • Geonoma (9)
  • Leopoldinia (10)
  • Morenia (1)
  • Pholidostachys (3)
  • Scheelea (3)