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Collection Profile for: Farlow Herbarium of Cryptogamic Botany, 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.



Collection Statistics

  • 66,018 specimen records
  • 3,555 (5%) georeferenced
  • 58,068 (88%) with images (105,878 total images)
  • 58,445 (89%) identified to species
  • 156 families
  • 600 genera
  • 4,765 species
  • 4,793 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)

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Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 6 March 2023
Digital Metadata:EML File
IPT / DwC-A Source:IPT Harvest
Rights Holder: President and Fellows of Harvard College
Access Rights: https://huh.harvard.edu/access-digital-reproductions-works-public-domain
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