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Harvard University Herbaria: Vascular Plants of North America (Harvard)

The Harvard University Herbaria, with over 5 million specimens, is the world’s largest University Herbaria. Included in the Herbaria are what were once six separate 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: Jonathan Kennedy,
Contacts: HUH Requests,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 11 May 2022
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 1,029,015 specimen records
  • 3,559 (0.35%) georeferenced
  • 971,102 (94%) with images (1,830,101 total images)
  • 999,315 (97%) identified to species
  • 322 families
  • 4,696 genera
  • 40,683 species
  • 48,977 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
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