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
  • Andromeda (2)
  • Anthopteropsis (2)
  • Anthopterus (1)
  • Arbutus (1)
  • Arctostaphylos (2)
  • Befaria (1)
  • Bejaria (1)
  • Calopteryx (1)
  • Cavendishia (45)
  • Ceratostema (7)
  • Chimaphila (1)
  • Comarostaphylis (1)
  • Disterigma (5)
  • Eleutherostemon (1)
  • Gaultheria (17)
  • Gaylussacia (10)
  • Gonocalyx (3)
  • Hornemannia (1)
  • Lebetanthus (1)
  • Ledothamnus (2)
  • Leucothoe (3)
  • Macleania (23)
  • Orthaea (13)
  • Periclesia (2)
  • Plutarchia (2)
  • Proclesia (1)
  • Psammisia (48)
  • Rusbya (2)
  • Satyria (9)
  • Siphonandra (1)
  • Sophoclesia (1)
  • Sphyrospermum (3)
  • Themistoclesia (10)
  • Utleya (1)
  • Vacciniopsis (2)
  • Vaccinium (13)