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
  • Acalypha (86)
  • Adelia (1)
  • Adenopeltis (2)
  • Alchornea (21)
  • Alchorneopsis (2)
  • Amanoa (3)
  • Andrachne (1)
  • Angostylis (1)
  • Anisophyllum (1)
  • Argythamnia (7)
  • Astrococcus (2)
  • Bernardia (15)
  • Bonania (1)
  • Caperonia (4)
  • Caryodendron (1)
  • Celianella (1)
  • Centrandra (1)
  • Chamaesyce (4)
  • Chiropetalum (2)
  • Cleidion (1)
  • Colliguaja (2)
  • Conceveiba (10)
  • Croton (414)
  • Cunuria (8)
  • Dactylostemon (1)
  • Dalechampia (10)
  • Dendrothrix (1)
  • Didymocistus (1)
  • Discocarpus (5)
  • Ditaxis (2)
  • Ditta (1)
  • Dodecastigma (1)
  • Drypetes (3)
  • Euphorbia (64)
  • Gavarretia (2)
  • Gitara (1)
  • Gymnanthes (6)
  • Hevea (88)
  • Hieronyma (4)
  • Jatropha (18)
  • Julocroton (24)
  • Mabea (23)
  • Manihot (15)
  • Micrandra (7)
  • Micrandropsis (1)
  • Odonteilema (1)
  • Omphalea (1)
  • Paradrypetes (1)
  • Pausandra (3)
  • Pedilanthus (14)
  • Pera (9)
  • Philyra (1)
  • Phyllanoa (1)
  • Phyllanthus (44)
  • Plukenetia (2)
  • Poinsettia (1)
  • Richeria (2)
  • Sapium (17)
  • Sebastiania (6)
  • Senefeldera (5)
  • Senefelderopsis (1)
  • Siphonia (1)
  • Stillingia (5)
  • Tetraplandra (1)
  • Tetrorchidium (7)
  • Tragia (6)
  • Vaupesia (2)