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
  • Abutilon (12)
  • Bakeridesia (10)
  • Bastardia (1)
  • Callianthe (19)
  • Cienfuegosia (2)
  • Cristaria (11)
  • Gaya (3)
  • Goethea (1)
  • Hampea (4)
  • Hibiscus (4)
  • Malachra (2)
  • Malva (1)
  • Malvastrum (2)
  • Neobaclea (1)
  • Nototriche (7)
  • Palaua (2)
  • Pavonia (26)
  • Prestonia (3)
  • Pseudabutilon (3)
  • Robinsonella (3)
  • Sida (9)
  • Sphaeralcea (3)
  • Tarasa (3)
  • Tetrasida (1)
  • Urocarpidium (3)
  • Wissadula (5)