Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University - Lichens (PH)

PH (the botanical herbarium of the Academy of Natural Sciences) is the oldest institutional herbarium in the United States. It is a national resource for material from 1750-1850. The diatom herbarium (ANSP) is managed separately.

Collection Manager: Chelsea Smith,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: cb974399-6966-4d9a-9755-515c9c5d0929
Digital Metadata: EML File
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
Botany Department
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA   19103
United States
Collection Statistics
  • 24,421 specimen records
  • 13,138 (54%) georeferenced
  • 21,205 (87%) with images (27,642 total images)
  • 21,701 (89%) identified to species
  • 139 families
  • 512 genera
  • 3,848 species
  • 3,957 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics