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New York Botanical Garden (NY)

With more than 7.8 million preserved specimens, the William and Lynda Steere Herbarium is the largest herbarium in the Western Hemisphere.
Contact: Thiers, Barbara (bthiers@nybg.org)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 21 June 2018
IPT / DwC-A Source:
Digital Metadata: EML File
Address:
William and Lynda Steere Herbarium; New York Botanical Garden
Bronx, New York   10458-5126
Collection Statistics
  • 960,363 specimen records
  • 221,091 (23%) georeferenced
  • 853,271 (89%) with images
  • 883,404 (92%) identified to species
  • 415 families
  • 5,609 genera
  • 41,402 species
  • 50,385 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics