Farlow Herbarium - Harvard (FH)

The Farlow Herbarium houses nearly 1,400,000 specimens of lichenized and non-lichenized fungi, bryophytes, and algae. The collections are world-wide in scope; particular strengths are in bound, indexed exsiccatae, bryophytes and fungi from Asia, entomogenous fungi, Antarctic lichens, and special "authors" herbaria which contain many type specimens.
Contact: huh-requests@oeb.harvard.edu (huh-requests@oeb.harvard.edu)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 22 January 2015
IPT / DwC-A Source:
Digital Metadata: EML File
Access Rights: http://kiki.huh.harvard.edu/databases/addenda.html
Collection Statistics
  • 96,010 specimen records
  • 2,210 (2%) georeferenced
  • 8,833 (9%) with images
  • 85 (0.09%) identified to species
  • 626 families
  • 249 genera
  • 58 species
  • 69 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Taxon Distribution
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