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
  • Abarema (2)
  • Acacia (27)
  • Acaciella (1)
  • Acuan (1)
  • Albizia (2)
  • Anneslia (4)
  • Calliandra (42)
  • Chloroleucon (2)
  • Cojoba (21)
  • Entada (1)
  • Enterolobium (1)
  • Inga (121)
  • Klugiodendron (2)
  • Leucaena (4)
  • Macrosamanea (1)
  • Marmaroxylon (1)
  • Mimosa (66)
  • Neptunia (1)
  • Parapiptadenia (1)
  • Parkia (5)
  • Piptadenia (10)
  • Pithecellobium (42)
  • Plathymenia (1)
  • Prosopidastrum (1)
  • Prosopis (7)
  • Samanea (2)
  • Schranckiastrum (2)
  • Schrankia (1)
  • Senegalia (13)
  • Stryphnodendron (2)
  • Vachellia (1)
  • Zapoteca (1)
  • Zygia (2)