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
  • Aechmea (50)
  • Ananas (2)
  • Araeococcus (1)
  • Billbergia (7)
  • Bromelia (4)
  • Canistrum (1)
  • Catopsis (14)
  • Connellia (1)
  • Cottendorfia (2)
  • Cryptanthopsis (1)
  • Cryptanthus (4)
  • Dyckia (7)
  • Fosterella (16)
  • Greigia (12)
  • Guzmania (42)
  • Hechtia (5)
  • Hohenbergia (3)
  • Lindmania (6)
  • Mezobromelia (2)
  • Navia (17)
  • Neoregelia (2)
  • Nidularium (1)
  • Orthophytum (2)
  • Pitcairnia (87)
  • Portea (1)
  • Pseudaechmea (2)
  • Puya (48)
  • Quesnelia (1)
  • Streptocalyx (3)
  • Thecophyllum (4)
  • Tillandsia (107)
  • Vriesea (56)
  • Wittmackia (1)