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
  • Aa (11)
  • Acacallis (1)
  • Acineta (5)
  • Acostaea (2)
  • Aeranthes (1)
  • Aganisia (1)
  • Alamania (1)
  • Altensteinia (32)
  • Amblostoma (12)
  • Amparoa (4)
  • Angraecum (2)
  • Anguloa (1)
  • Arethusa (1)
  • Arpophyllum (9)
  • Aspasia (7)
  • Barbosella (13)
  • Barkeria (9)
  • Basiphyllaea (12)
  • Baskervilla (8)
  • Beadlea (9)
  • Beloglottis (4)
  • Bifrenaria (5)
  • Bipinnula (1)
  • Bletia (168)
  • Brachionidium (21)
  • Brachtia (2)
  • Brachystele (3)
  • Brassavola (14)
  • Brassia (47)
  • Brenesia (3)
  • Broughtonia (40)
  • Buchtienia (4)
  • Buesiella (1)
  • Bulbophyllum (28)
  • Calanthe (6)
  • Camaridium (30)
  • Campylocentrum (45)
  • Catasetum (48)
  • Cattleya (17)
  • Caularthron (2)
  • Centropetalum (5)
  • Chaubardia (1)
  • Chloraea (14)
  • Chondrorhyncha (13)
  • Chondroscaphe (1)
  • Chrysocycnis (1)
  • Cischweinfia (4)
  • Cleistes (5)
  • Cochleanthes (8)
  • Cochlioda (3)
  • Coelia (1)
  • Coeliopsis (1)
  • Comparettia (14)
  • Corallorhiza (11)
  • Coryanthes (12)
  • Corymborkis (7)
  • Cranichis (145)
  • Crocodeilanthe (5)
  • Crossoglossa (2)
  • Cryptarrhena (1)
  • Cryptocentrum (10)
  • Cryptophoranthus (3)
  • Cyanaeorchis (3)
  • Cybebus (1)
  • Cyclopogon (51)
  • Cycnoches (16)
  • Cypripedium (1)
  • Cyrtochilum (7)
  • Cyrtopodium (36)
  • Deiregyne (1)
  • Dendrophylax (3)
  • Dichaea (115)
  • Dilomilis (24)
  • Dimerandra (8)
  • Dinema (19)
  • Diothonea (3)
  • Domingoa (3)
  • Draconanthes (1)
  • Duckeella (14)
  • Dunstervillea (2)
  • Elleanthus (88)
  • Eltroplectris (10)
  • Encyclia (63)
  • Epidendrum (1242)
  • Epilyna (1)
  • Epipactis (1)
  • Epistephium (49)
  • Eriopsis (24)
  • Erythrodes (28)
  • Eulophia (12)
  • Eurystyles (2)
  • Evelyna (2)
  • Fernandezia (4)
  • Galeandra (5)
  • Galeottiella (1)
  • Gastropodium (1)
  • Gomesa (1)
  • Gomphichis (17)
  • Gongora (11)
  • Goodyera (5)
  • Govenia (24)
  • Guanchezia (1)
  • Habenaria (264)
  • Hapalorchis (8)
  • Helleriella (4)
  • Hexadesmia (4)
  • Hexalectris (8)
  • Hexisea (5)
  • Hintonella (3)
  • Homalopetalum (1)
  • Horvatia (2)
  • Humboldtia (3)
  • Hybochilus (1)
  • Ionopsis (27)
  • Isochilus (51)
  • Jacquiniella (35)
  • Kefersteinia (9)
  • Koellensteinia (23)
  • Kreodanthus (5)
  • Laelia (3)
  • Lanium (1)
  • Lankesterella (1)
  • Leochilus (14)
  • Lepanthes (475)
  • Lepanthopsis (10)
  • Leucohyle (2)
  • Ligeophila (4)
  • Liparis (78)
  • Lockhartia (12)
  • Lophiaris (43)
  • Lycaste (21)
  • Lycomormium (5)
  • Macradenia (3)
  • Malaxis (62)
  • Masdevallia (127)
  • Maxillaria (425)
  • Mesadenella (7)
  • Mesadenus (5)
  • Mesospinidium (9)
  • Microchilus (87)
  • Microstylis (19)
  • Microthelys (1)
  • Miltonia (5)
  • Monophyllorchis (2)
  • Mormodes (8)
  • Mormolyca (2)
  • Myoxanthus (82)
  • Myrmecophila (1)
  • Myrosmodes (3)
  • Nasonia (1)
  • Neodryas (10)
  • Neokoehleria (3)
  • Neowilliamsia (1)
  • Nidema (15)
  • Notylia (24)
  • Oakes-amesia (2)
  • Octomeria (48)
  • Odontoglossum (43)
  • Odontorrhynchus (1)
  • Oerstedella (1)
  • Oestlundia (1)
  • Oliveriana (4)
  • Oncidium (141)
  • Ophrys (2)
  • Orleanesia (3)
  • Ornithidium (25)
  • Ornithocephalus (17)
  • Osmoglossum (2)
  • Otostylis (1)
  • Pachyphyllum (18)
  • Palmorchis (7)
  • Paphinia (1)
  • Pelexia (28)
  • Peristeria (3)
  • Phragmipedium (58)
  • Phymatidium (1)
  • Physosiphon (2)
  • Physothallis (2)
  • Physurus (13)
  • Pityphyllum (7)
  • Platanthera (2)
  • Platyglottis (1)
  • Platystele (5)
  • Pleurothallis (814)
  • Pogonia (11)
  • Polycycnis (7)
  • Polyotidium (1)
  • Polystachya (91)
  • Ponera (6)
  • Ponthieva (161)
  • Porroglossum (8)
  • Prescottia (56)
  • Prosthechea (202)
  • Pseudocentrum (7)
  • Pseudogoodyera (4)
  • Psilochilus (13)
  • Psychilis (12)
  • Psygmorchis (8)
  • Pterichis (11)
  • Pterostemma (4)
  • Quekettia (2)
  • Restrepia (24)
  • Rhyncholaelia (3)
  • Rodriguezia (9)
  • Rusbyella (1)
  • Sacoila (41)
  • Sarcoglottis (10)
  • Sauroglossum (3)
  • Scaphosepalum (6)
  • Scaphyglottis (87)
  • Scelochilus (18)
  • Schomburgkia (3)
  • Scuticaria (1)
  • Selenipedium (19)
  • Sertifera (12)
  • Sievekingia (8)
  • Sigmatostalix (27)
  • Sobralia (92)
  • Solenocentrum (2)
  • Spathoglottis (1)
  • Specklinia (2)
  • Sphyrastylis (2)
  • Spiranthes (67)
  • Stanhopea (2)
  • Stelis (709)
  • Stellilabium (3)
  • Stenoptera (19)
  • Stenorrhynchos (30)
  • Stephanothelys (2)
  • Sutrina (2)
  • Symphyglossum (1)
  • Systeloglossum (4)
  • Talpinaria (1)
  • Telipogon (74)
  • Tetragamestus (1)
  • Tetramicra (15)
  • Teuscheria (4)
  • Tolumnia (21)
  • Trevoria (5)
  • Trichocentrum (7)
  • Trichoceros (2)
  • Trichopilia (13)
  • Trichosalpinx (6)
  • Trigonidium (4)
  • Triphora (8)
  • Tropidia (12)
  • Vanilla (76)
  • Vargasiella (7)
  • Warrea (4)
  • Warreella (2)
  • Wullschlaegelia (3)
  • Xerorchis (4)
  • Xylobium (18)
  • Zeuxine (1)
  • Zygopetalum (9)
  • Zygostates (19)