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
  • Achlaena (1)
  • Aciachne (1)
  • Agrostis (3)
  • Andropogon (7)
  • Aristida (14)
  • Arthrostylidium (11)
  • Arundinaria (1)
  • Arundinella (3)
  • Aulonemia (2)
  • Axonopus (19)
  • Bouteloua (2)
  • Bromus (3)
  • Calamagrostis (7)
  • Cenchrus (2)
  • Centrochloa (1)
  • Chaetochloa (1)
  • Chloris (4)
  • Chrysopogon (1)
  • Chusquea (14)
  • Cortaderia (2)
  • Danthonia (5)
  • Deyeuxia (10)
  • Digitaria (2)
  • Dissanthelium (5)
  • Eragrostis (4)
  • Euchlaena (1)
  • Festuca (4)
  • Ichnanthus (6)
  • Lasiacis (2)
  • Leptochloa (1)
  • Lithachne (1)
  • Luziola (3)
  • Melica (1)
  • Merostachys (1)
  • Mesosetum (2)
  • Muhlenbergia (1)
  • Myriocladus (5)
  • Olyra (2)
  • Ortachne (1)
  • Panicum (18)
  • Paratheria (1)
  • Pariana (5)
  • Paspalum (24)
  • Pennisetum (1)
  • Pharus (3)
  • Poa (11)
  • Saccharum (1)
  • Setaria (2)
  • Spartina (3)
  • Sporobolus (1)
  • Stipa (2)
  • Syntherisma (1)
  • Trichloris (3)
  • Trichoneura (1)
  • Tripsacum (2)
  • Triscenia (1)
  • Trisetum (4)
  • Triticum (1)
  • Uniola (1)
  • Vulpia (1)
  • Zea (5)