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Duke University (DUKE)

The Duke Herbarium contains over 800,000 specimens of vascular plants, bryophytes, algae, lichens, and basidiomycete fungi, including more than 1900 types. The collection is especially rich in specimens from the southeastern United States, but has synoptic representation worldwide.
Contacts: Layne Huiet,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 1 May 2024
Digital Metadata: EML File
Cite this collection:
Duke University. Occurrence dataset (ID: 72d3fa91-8c56-4909-bdab-1adee22656e7) accessed via the PteridoPortal Portal,, 2024-06-13).
Collection Statistics
  • 26,481 specimen records
  • 783 (3%) georeferenced
  • 14,034 (53%) with images (27,857 total images)
  • 25,431 (96%) identified to species
  • 48 families
  • 282 genera
  • 3,043 species
  • 3,110 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics