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.

Contacts: Michaela Schmull, mschmull@oeb.harvard.edu
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 6 March 2023
IPT / DwC-A Source:
Digital Metadata: EML File
Rights Holder: President and Fellows of Harvard College
Access Rights: https://huh.harvard.edu/access-digital-reproductions-works-public-domain
Collection Statistics
  • 66,074 specimen records
  • 3,553 (5%) georeferenced
  • 58,076 (88%) with images (105,894 total images)
  • 58,263 (88%) identified to species
  • 156 families
  • 591 genera
  • 4,751 species
  • 4,773 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Taxon Distribution
Taxon Distribution