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
  • 584,524 specimen records
  • 277,213 (47%) georeferenced
  • 573,040 (98%) with images (577,239 total images)
  • 538,508 (92%) identified to species
  • 413 families
  • 5,075 genera
  • 27,692 species
  • 30,101 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Taxon Distribution
Taxon Distribution
  • Liriodendron (408)
  • Magnolia (442)
  • Michelia (3)
  • Sphaerostema (2)
  • Talauma (1)