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
  • Amblystigma (2)
  • Amphistelma (8)
  • Araujia (2)
  • Asclepias (4)
  • Astephanus (2)
  • Cynanchum (12)
  • Dictyanthus (2)
  • Ditassa (13)
  • Fischeria (6)
  • Gonolobus (6)
  • Hemipogon (1)
  • Irmischia (2)
  • Lugonia (1)
  • Macroscepis (1)
  • Madarosperma (1)
  • Marsdenia (13)
  • Matelea (5)
  • Melinia (4)
  • Metalepis (1)
  • Metastelma (14)
  • Mitostigma (3)
  • Nephradenia (1)
  • Orthosia (6)
  • Oxypetalum (12)
  • Philibertia (3)
  • Prosthecidiscus (2)
  • Roulinia (2)
  • Schistogyne (2)
  • Steleostemma (2)
  • Tassadia (5)
  • Vincetoxicum (3)