Farlow Herbarium (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.
Contact: Paul Morris (mole@morris.net)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 29 November 2012
Digital Metadata: EML File
Rights Holder: © 2012 - 2014 President and Fellows of Harvard College
Access Rights: http://kiki.huh.harvard.edu/databases/addenda.html
Collection Statistics
  • 82,076 specimen records
  • 420 (0.51%) georeferenced
  • 77,019 (94%) with images
  • 73,400 (89%) identified to species
  • 140 families
  • 713 genera
  • 5,076 species
  • 5,393 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics