New York Botanical Garden (NY)
The William and Lynda Steere Herbarium of The New York Botanical Garden holds a collection of more than seven million preserved specimens. All plant groups – flowering plants, conifers, ferns, mosses, liverworts, and algae, as well as, fungi and lichens – are represented in the Herbarium collection, which is particularly strong in specimens from the Americas. Digitization of all groups is underway, with more than 4.5 million specimens barcoded and 3.6 million specimens imaged.
Director of the Herbarium: Emily Sessa, firstname.lastname@example.org
Assistant Director of Botanical Information Management: Kim Watson, email@example.com
Virtual Herbarium: https://sweetgum.nybg.org/science/vh/
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 8 December 2023
Digital Metadata: EML File
Usage Rights: CC0 1.0 (Public-domain)
Cite this collection:
New York Botanical Garden. Occurrence dataset (ID: 4c66206d-e3db-4efe-85a2-160e3bb1c13d) accessed via the PteridoPortal Portal, /portal, 2023-12-10).
The New York Botanical Garden Herbarium
2900 Southern Blvd.
Bronx, NY 10458-5126
The PCC, and this data portal, were made possible by funding from the National Science Foundation’s Advancing Digitization of Biological Collections (ADBC) program, grant numbers 1802504, 1802352, 1802134, 1802033, 1802270, 1802255, 1802239, 1802446, 1802305.
The pteridoportal taxonomic thesaurus is based on the Checklist of Ferns and Lycophytes of the World, generously provided by Michael Hassler.