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.
Contacts: Tatyana Livshultz,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 12 March 2024
Digital Metadata: EML File
Rights Holder: Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
Collection Statistics
  • 605,709 specimen records
  • 270,901 (45%) georeferenced
  • 569,229 (94%) with images (574,343 total images)
  • 517,445 (85%) identified to species
  • 442 families
  • 2,616 genera
  • 13,128 species
  • 14,268 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
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