New York Botanical Garden Steere Herbarium (NY)

With more than 7.8 million preserved specimens, the William and Lynda Steere Herbarium is the largest herbarium in the Western Hemisphere.
Contacts: Thiers, Barbara (bthiers@nybg.org)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 29 July 2020
IPT / DwC-A Source:
Digital Metadata: EML File
Address:
William and Lynda Steere Herbarium; New York Botanical Garden
Bronx, New York   10458-5126
Collection Statistics
  • 1,156,319 specimen records
  • 455,402 (39%) georeferenced
  • 1,077,565 (93%) with images (1,094,142 total images)
  • 1,082,335 (94%) identified to species
  • 411 families
  • 5,949 genera
  • 46,483 species
  • 56,462 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics