Howard University Herbarium (HUDC)

The Howard University Herbarium (HUDC) is a collection of ca. 12,000 plant specimens housed in Just Hall on Howard University’s main campus. The collection includes a donation from the former Catholic University herbarium, with >1000 specimens from the Caribbean collected between 1890-1920. Other collection strengths include plants of the Mid-Atlantic, especially the DC metropolitan area. Charles Parker, Marie Clark Taylor and H. David Hammond also made substantial contributions the Howard University Herbarium.
Contacto: Janelle Burke, Ph.D. (
Tipo de Colección: Preserved Specimens
Administración: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Identificador único Global: 5b6e6b41-e610-4740-888e-27f347ba293b
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Metadata Digital: EML File
Estadísticas de Colección
  • 8,789 registros de especímenes
  • 984 (11%) georeferenced
  • 8,789 (100%) with images
  • 7,295 (83%) identified to species
  • 194 familias
  • 979 géneros
  • 2,461 especies
  • 2,578 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
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