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
  • Adipera (4)
  • Aldina (6)
  • Allania (1)
  • Androcalymma (1)
  • Batesia (1)
  • Bauhinia (38)
  • Brownea (5)
  • Browneopsis (1)
  • Caesalpinia (13)
  • Campsiandra (5)
  • Cassia (78)
  • Cenostigma (3)
  • Cercidium (1)
  • Chamaecrista (10)
  • Chamaefistula (10)
  • Chamaesenna (2)
  • Copaifera (8)
  • Crudia (5)
  • Cynometra (4)
  • Dialium (3)
  • Dicorynia (3)
  • Dimorphandra (7)
  • Elizabetha (1)
  • Eperua (2)
  • Heterostemon (1)
  • Hymenaea (1)
  • Lecointea (1)
  • Martiodendron (1)
  • Martiusia (2)
  • Peltogyne (6)
  • Phyllocarpus (1)
  • Schnella (1)
  • Sclerolobium (11)
  • Senna (6)
  • Tachigali (2)
  • Tounatea (2)
  • Vouapa (1)