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.

Interim Director: Nicole Tarnowsky, ntarnowsky@nybg.org
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 4 March 2022
IPT / DwC-A Source:
Digital Metadata: EML File
Usage Rights: CC BY (Attribution)
Address:
William and Lynda Steere Herbarium; New York Botanical Garden
Bronx, New York   10458-5126
U.S.A.
718/ 817-8626
Collection Statistics
  • 1,014,069 specimen records
  • 581,478 (57%) georeferenced
  • 886,934 (87%) with images (900,811 total images)
  • 986,604 (97%) identified to species
  • 342 families
  • 4,913 genera
  • 42,616 species
  • 52,869 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics