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: 8 January 2018
Digital Metadata: EML File
Address:
William and Lynda Steere Herbarium; New York Botanical Garden
Bronx, New York   10458-5126
Collection Statistics
  • 930,493 specimen records
  • 216,234 (23%) georeferenced
  • 781,749 (84%) with images
  • 835,168 (90%) identified to species
  • 426 families
  • 5,544 genera
  • 40,337 species
  • 49,033 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics