Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)

Over 93000 specimens in collection, with emphasis on plants of the Southwest and northern Mexico, Cactaceae and Agavaceae.
Contacts: Andrew Salywon, asalywon@dbg.org
Curator Emerita: Wendy C. Hodgson, whodgson@dbg.org
Collections Manager: Sarah Hunkins , shunkins@dbg.org
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: edb9860c-c481-4d19-88cc-224a536ebcd4
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
  • 92,460 specimen records
  • 91,025 (98%) georeferenced
  • 83,039 (90%) with images (84,127 total images)
  • 88,750 (96%) identified to species
  • 332 families
  • 2,614 genera
  • 11,543 species
  • 14,450 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
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