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: Kennedy, Jonathan, jonathan_kennedy@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
  • 88,301 specimen records
  • 592 (0.67%) georeferenced
  • 77,217 (87%) with images (146,105 total images)
  • 85,492 (97%) identified to species
  • 146 families
  • 768 genera
  • 5,697 species
  • 6,657 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Taxon Distribution
Taxon Distribution