Harvard University Herbaria (HUH)

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).

Director of Biodiversity Informatics: Jonathan Kennedy, jonathan_kennedy@harvard.edu
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 2 January 2024
IPT / DwC-A Source:
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 215,014 specimen records
  • 29,083 (14%) georeferenced
  • 135,270 (63%) with images (135,270 total images)
  • 110,385 (51%) identified to species
  • 338 families
  • 2,622 genera
  • 14,103 species
  • 14,103 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics