Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University - Lichens (PH)

PH (the botanical herbarium of the Academy of Natural Sciences) 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.

Collection Manager: Chelsea Smith,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: cb974399-6966-4d9a-9755-515c9c5d0929
Digital Metadata: EML File
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
Botany Department
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA   19103
United States
Collection Statistics
  • 24,428 specimen records
  • 14,934 (61%) georeferenced
  • 22,649 (93%) with images (29,131 total images)
  • 23,330 (96%) identified to species
  • 140 families
  • 522 genera
  • 3,989 species
  • 4,272 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics