Economic Herbarium of Oakes Ames (Harvard University Herbaria) (Harvard University-ECON)

The Economic Herbarium of Oakes Ames consists of about 40,000 specimens of economically important plants of cultivated and wild origin.
Contacts: Charles Davis,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 16 February 2023
IPT / DwC-A Source:
Digital Metadata: EML File
Rights Holder: © 2012 - 2019 President and Fellows of Harvard College
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Harvard University Herbaria
22 Divinity Avenue
Cambridge, Massachusetts   02138
United States of America
Collection Statistics
  • 2,989 specimen records
  • 5 (0.17%) georeferenced
  • 1,124 (38%) with images (1,171 total images)
  • 2,533 (85%) identified to species
  • 146 families
  • 606 genera
  • 1,251 species
  • 1,253 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
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