Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University (PH)

The herbarium of the Academy of Natural Sciences (PH) is the oldest institutional herbarium in the United States. It is a national resource for material from 1750-1850. The diatom herbarium (ANSP) is managed separately.
Contacts: Tatyana Livshultz,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 019a3280-a69f-4312-bb30-8556e270f1a5
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 523,789 specimen records
  • 264,294 (50%) georeferenced
  • 523,075 (100%) with images (523,268 total images)
  • 490,813 (94%) identified to species
  • 232 families
  • 2,072 genera
  • 7,019 species
  • 7,375 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics