Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)

Over 87000 specimens in collection, with emphasis on plants of the Southwest and northern Mexico, Cactaceae and Agavaceae.
Curator: Andrew Salywon
Curator Emerita: Wendy C. Hodgson (whodgson[at]dbg.org)
Collections Manager: Sarah Hunkins (shunkins[at]dbg.org)
Contact: Andrew Salywon (asalywon@dbg.org)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: edb9860c-c481-4d19-88cc-224a536ebcd4
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Digital Metadata: EML File
Address:
Herbarium - Research, Conservation & Collections Department
Desert Botanical Garden
1201 North Galvin Parkway
Phoenix, Arizona   85008
480-481-8107
Collection Statistics
  • 86,939 specimen records
  • 85,069 (98%) georeferenced
  • 81,076 (93%) with images
  • 83,006 (95%) identified to species
  • 320 families
  • 2,564 genera
  • 11,152 species
  • 13,924 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics