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
  • Acanthocereus (2)
  • Armatocereus (6)
  • Arrojadoa (1)
  • Borzicactus (4)
  • Brachycereus (1)
  • Browningia (8)
  • Cephalocereus (9)
  • Cereus (42)
  • Cleistocactus (16)
  • Copiapoa (3)
  • Corryocactus (9)
  • Echinocactus (3)
  • Echinocereus (1)
  • Echinopsis (31)
  • Epiphyllum (23)
  • Eriosyce (6)
  • Escobaria (1)
  • Espostoa (5)
  • Eulychnia (11)
  • Gymnocalycium (2)
  • Haageocereus (3)
  • Harrisia (18)
  • Hylocereus (14)
  • Jasminocereus (5)
  • Mammillaria (2)
  • Matucana (1)
  • Melocactus (5)
  • Mila (1)
  • Monvillea (6)
  • Neoporteria (6)
  • Neoraimondia (3)
  • Opuntia (133)
  • Oreocereus (2)
  • Oroya (1)
  • Pachycereus (1)
  • Pereskia (38)
  • Pfeiffera (5)
  • Pilosocereus (10)
  • Pseudorhipsalis (2)
  • Rhipsalis (86)
  • Stenocereus (6)
  • Stetsonia (1)
  • Trichocereus (2)
  • Weberbauerocereus (1)
  • Weberocereus (1)
  • Wigginsia (2)