Harvard University Herbaria: All Records
Latest version published by Harvard University Herbaria on 16 October 2021 Harvard University Herbaria

This dataset contains all digitized specimen records stewarded by the Harvard University Herbaria. The Harvard University Herbaria, with over 5 million specimens, is the world’s largest University Herbaria. Included in the Herbaria are what were once six separate herbarium collections: * Herbarium of the Arnold Arboretum (A) * Economic Herbarium of Oakes Ames (ECON) * Oakes Ames Orchid Herbarium (AMES) * Farlow Herbarium (FH) * Gray Herbarium (GH) * New England Botanical Club Herbarium (NEBC). DarwinCore data follows the AppleCore guidance https://code.google.com/p/applecore/.

GBIF DwC-A EML RTF Versions Rights
Data Records

The data in this occurrence resource has been published as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A), which is a standardized format for sharing biodiversity data as a set of one or more data tables. The core data table contains 1,134,214 records.

2 extension data tables also exist. An extension record supplies extra information about a core record. The number of records in each extension data table is illustrated below.

  • Occurrence (core)
    1134214
  • Identification 
    1363687
  • Multimedia 
    603201

This IPT archives the data and thus serves as the data repository. The data and resource metadata are available for download in the downloads section. The versions table lists other versions of the resource that have been made publicly available and allows tracking changes made to the resource over time.

Downloads

Download the latest version of this resource data as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A) or the resource metadata as EML or RTF:

Data as a DwC-A file download 1,466,003 records in English (262 MB) - Update frequency: weekly
Metadata as an EML file download in English (9 kB)
Metadata as an RTF file download in English (6 kB)
Versions

The table below shows only published versions of the resource that are publicly accessible.

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is Harvard University Herbaria. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) 4.0 License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 861e6afe-f762-11e1-a439-00145eb45e9a.  Harvard University Herbaria publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by U.S. Geological Survey.

Keywords

Occurrence; Specimen; Occurrence

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Jonathan Kennedy
Director of Biodiversity Informatics
Harvard University Herbaria
22 Divinity Ave
02138 Cambridge
MA
US
16174952331

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Jonathan Kennedy
Director of Biodiversity Informatics
Harvard University Herbaria
22 Divinity Ave
02138 Cambridge
MA
US
16174952331

Who filled in the metadata:

Jonathan Kennedy
Director of Biodiversity Informatics
Harvard University Herbaria
22 Divinity Ave
02138 Cambridge
MA
US
16174952331

Who else was associated with the resource:

Point Of Contact
Jonathan Kennedy
Director of Biodiversity Informatics
Harvard University Herbaria
22 Divinity Ave
02138 Cambridge
MA
US
16174952331
Point Of Contact
Michaela Schmull
Director of Collections
Harvard University Herbaria
22 Divinity Ave
02138 Cambridge
MA
US
Point Of Contact
Charles Davis
Curator of Vascular Plant Collection; Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology
Harvard University Herbaria
22 Divinity Ave
02138 Cambridge
MA
US
Point Of Contact
Donald Pfister
Curator of the Farlow Library and Herbarium of Cryptogamic Botany; Asa Gray Professor of Systematic Botany
Harvard University Herbaria
22 Divinity Ave
02138 Cambridge
MA
US
Point Of Contact
Elena Kramer
Interim Director; Bussey Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology
Harvard University Herbaria
22 Divinity Ave
02138 Cambridge
MA
US
Geographic Coverage

The Harvard University Herbaria collections are global in scope with notably rich collections from Asia and North America.

Bounding Coordinates South West [-90, -180], North East [90, 180]
Additional Metadata
Alternative Identifiers 861e6afe-f762-11e1-a439-00145eb45e9a
https://ipt.huh.harvard.edu/ipt/resource?r=huh_all_records