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
  • Achimenes (5)
  • Alloplectus (15)
  • Besleria (49)
  • Bucinella (2)
  • Capanea (2)
  • Codonanthe (1)
  • Codonanthopsis (1)
  • Columnea (30)
  • Corytholoma (1)
  • Cremosperma (5)
  • Dalbergaria (3)
  • Diastema (2)
  • Drymonia (6)
  • Episcia (2)
  • Fiebrigia (1)
  • Fluckigeria (1)
  • Gasteranthus (2)
  • Gesneria (10)
  • Glossoloma (3)
  • Gloxinia (5)
  • Heppiella (3)
  • Hypocyrta (1)
  • Isoloma (5)
  • Koellikeria (1)
  • Kohleria (7)
  • Monopyle (3)
  • Napeanthus (2)
  • Nautilocalyx (6)
  • Neomortonia (1)
  • Pearcea (2)
  • Phinaea (2)
  • Resia (1)
  • Rhytidophyllum (1)
  • Sanango (1)
  • Seemannia (2)
  • Sinningia (2)
  • Solenophora (3)
  • Trichantha (1)