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New York Botanical Garden (NY-Fungi)

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.
Contacts: Thiers, Barbara (bthiers@nybg.org)
Related link: https://www.nybg.org/plant-research-and-conservation/tour/herbarium/
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 10 September 2020
IPT / DwC-A Source:
IPT Fungi harvest
Digital Metadata: EML File
Usage Rights: CC0 1.0 (Public-domain)
Rights Holder: The New York Botanical Garden
Collection Statistics
  • 4,475 specimen records
  • 1,503 (34%) georeferenced
  • 2,200 (49%) with images
  • 3,727 (83%) identified to species
  • 192 families
  • 495 genera
  • 1,177 species
  • 1,191 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
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