New York Botanical Garden (NY-Plantae)

The William and Lynda Steere Herbarium of The New York Botanical Garden holds a collection of more than seven million preserved specimens. All plant groups–flowering plants, conifers, ferns, mosses, liverworts, and algae, as well as fungi and lichens --are represented in the Herbarium collection, which is particularly strong in New World specimens. Digitization of all groups is underway, with more than 3.5 million specimens barcoded and 2.5 million specimens imaged.
Contact: Thiers, Barbara (bthiers@nybg.org)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 16 June 2019
Digital Metadata: EML File
Rights Holder: The New York Botanical Garden
Collection Statistics
  • 18,232 specimen records
  • 7,605 (42%) georeferenced
  • 14,150 (78%) with images
  • 16,589 (91%) identified to species
  • 273 families
  • 1,295 genera
  • 3,936 species
  • 4,212 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics