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
  • Allocarya (1)
  • Amsinckia (1)
  • Antiphytum (1)
  • Bourreria (25)
  • Cochranea (3)
  • Coldenia (6)
  • Cordia (170)
  • Cryptantha (12)
  • Ehretia (1)
  • Eritrichium (3)
  • Hackelia (4)
  • Heliophytum (2)
  • Heliotropium (76)
  • Lepidocordia (2)
  • Lithospermum (43)
  • Macromeria (6)
  • Messerschmidia (1)
  • Pectocarya (2)
  • Plagiobothrys (2)
  • Saccellium (3)
  • Sarcanthus (1)
  • Schleidenia (1)
  • Tiquilia (2)
  • Tournefortia (46)
  • Varronia (8)