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.
Contact: Barbara Thiers, Herbarium Director (bthiers@nybg.org)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 6 January 2021
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
  • 922,069 occurrence
  • 498,361 (54%) georeferenced
  • 880,797 (96%) with images
  • 889,740 (96%) identified to species
  • 339 families
  • 4,660 genera
  • 39,002 species
  • 48,538 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics