Smithsonian Herbarium (US)

Public records of accessioned specimens and observations curated by the US National Herbarium (US), National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. The data include more than 110,000 type specimen records. Dataset is filtered to only include preserved specimens. 

Department of Botany, NMNH, Smithsonian Institution: Chris Tuccinardi, tuccinar@si.edu
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 15 August 2023
Digital Metadata: EML File
Rights Holder: The publisher and rights holder of this work is National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution.
Access Rights: To the extent possible under law, the publisher has waived all rights to these data and has dedicated them to the Public Domain (CC0 1.0). Users may copy, modify, distribute and use the work, including for commercial purposes, without restriction.
Collection Statistics
  • 491,251 specimen records
  • 40,626 (8%) georeferenced
  • 15 GenBank genetic references
  • 615 (0.13%) identified to species
  • 658 families
  • 58 genera
  • 6 species
  • 56 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
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