Farlow Herbarium of Cryptogamic Botany (Harvard University Herbaria) (Harvard University-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.
Contacts: Charles Davis, nevp@fas.harvard.edu
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
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Digital Metadata: EML File
Rights Holder: © 2012 - 2019 President and Fellows of Harvard College
Access Rights: http://kiki.huh.harvard.edu/databases/addenda.html#policy
Harvard University Herbaria
22 Divinity Avenue
Cambridge, Massachusetts   02138
United States of America
Collection Statistics
  • 2,467 specimen records
  • 1,241 (50%) georeferenced
  • 9 (0.36%) with images
  • 2,250 (91%) identified to species
  • 133 families
  • 180 genera
  • 363 species
  • 389 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Geographic Distribution - Canada
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