Harvard University Herbaria

Occurrence dataset published by Harvard University Herbaria

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Harvard University Herbaria

Description

Specimen records, primarily type specimens from the Harvard University Herbaria. The Harvard University Herbaria, with approximately 5 million specimens, rank eighth in the world in number of specimens and form 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/.

Purpose

Documentation of the holdings of the Harvard University Herbaria. Data capture is focused on Type Specimens.

Temporal coverages

Date range: Jan 1, 1766 - Jan 1, 1766

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Administrative contact
Donald H. Pfister Pfister
Director of the Herbaria
Harvard University Herbaria 22 Divinity Ave, Cambridge, MA US, 02138 02138 Cambridge MA United States 1-617-495-2368
Metadata author
Paul J. Morris
Biodiversity Informatics Manager
Harvard University Herbaria 22 Divinity Ave 02138 Cambridge MA United States 1-617-495-2823
Originator
Harvard University Herbaria
Harvard University Herbaria 22 Divinity Ave 02138 Cambridge MA United States

Published by

Harvard University Herbaria

Publication Date

Aug 11, 2014

Registration Date

Jul 9, 2007

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Harvard University Herbaria IPT installation

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Taxonomic Coverage

Vascular Plants, Bryophytes, Mosses, Lichens, Fungi, and other botanical taxa.

KINGDOM
Plantae (Plants), Fungi (Fungi)

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Custodian steward
Elizabeth Kneiper
Curator for Nonvascular Plants for the New England Botanical Club
Harvard University Herbaria 22 Divinity Ave 02138 Cambridge MA United States
Custodian steward
Charles Davis
Curator of Vascular Plant Collection
Harvard Unviversity Herbaria 22 Divinity Ave 02138 Cambridge MA United States
Custodian steward
Gustavo Romero
Keeper of the Oakes Ames Orchid Herbarium
Harvard University Herbaria 22 Divinity Ave 02138 Cambridge MA United States