Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, Herbarium (Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia-PH)

The herbarium of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia holds some of the oldest and most important plant collections in the Americas. PH has about 1.4 million dried, pressed specimens and plays a vital role as a resource for research on plants and on the history of American botany.
Contact: Tatyana Livshultz (livshultz@ansp.org)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 3 June 2011
Digital Metadata: EML File
Rights Holder: Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
Collection Statistics
  • 307 specimen
  • 291 (95%) georeferenced
  • 299 (97%) identified to species
  • 3 families
  • 3 genera
  • 4 species
  • 4 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
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