Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University (PH)

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

Curator: Tatyana Livshultz, tl534@drexel.edu
Collection Manager: Chelsea Smith, ans_ph_herbarium@drexel.edu
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 019a3280-a69f-4312-bb30-8556e270f1a5
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 584,597 specimen records
  • 277,301 (47%) georeferenced
  • 574,138 (98%) with images (578,366 total images)
  • 538,668 (92%) identified to species
  • 413 families
  • 5,077 genera
  • 27,719 species
  • 30,140 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Taxon Distribution
Taxon Distribution
  • Achimenes (31)
  • Aeschynanthus (34)
  • Agalmyla (1)
  • Alloplectus (7)
  • Amalophyllon (2)
  • Besleria (14)
  • Calosacme (5)
  • Columnea (12)
  • Conradia (4)
  • Corallodiscus (3)
  • Corytholoma (1)
  • Crantzia (2)
  • Cremosperma (4)
  • Cyrtandra (12)
  • Diastema (2)
  • Didymocarpus (6)
  • Fluckigeria (1)
  • Gesneria (7)
  • Gloxinia (1)
  • Gomara (2)
  • Isoloma (6)
  • Klugia (1)
  • Kohleria (4)
  • Lysionotus (2)
  • Monophyllaea (1)
  • Napeanthus (2)
  • Oreocharis (3)
  • Paraboea (1)
  • Pearcea (1)
  • Phinaea (1)
  • Rhynchoglossum (3)
  • Rhynchotechum (1)
  • Rhytidophyllum (1)
  • Seemannia (3)
  • Shuaria (2)
  • Solenophora (1)
  • Streptocarpus (1)
  • Trichantha (1)