Smithsonian Institution, USA (NMNH-S)

Public records of accessioned specimens and observations curated by the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. These data are from the Departments of Botany and include primary type specimen records.
Contact: Curator (SNH@si.edu)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 15 April 2020
Digital Metadata: EML File
Rights Holder: National Museum of Natural History
Access Rights: Public Domain
Collection Statistics
  • 5,147 occurrence
  • 348 (7%) georeferenced
  • 60 (1%) identified to species
  • 181 families
  • 35 genera
  • 23 species
  • 23 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Family Distribution
Click on the occurrence record counts within the parenthesis to return the records for that family
  • Acanthaceae (36)
  • Aizoaceae (2)
  • Amaranthaceae (34)
  • Amaryllidaceae (7)
  • Anacardiaceae (18)
  • Annonaceae (8)
  • Apiaceae (8)
  • Apocynaceae (80)
  • Araceae (8)
  • Araliaceae (42)
  • Arecaceae (40)
  • Aristolochiaceae (4)
  • Asclepiadaceae (34)
  • Aspleniaceae (126)
  • Asteraceae (93)
  • Athyriaceae (81)
  • Balsaminaceae (1)
  • Begoniaceae (2)
  • Bixaceae (2)
  • Blechnaceae (39)
  • Bombacaceae (1)
  • Bonnemaisoniaceae (1)
  • Boodleaceae (1)
  • Brassicaceae (11)
  • Bryopsidaceae (2)
  • Burseraceae (12)
  • Campanulaceae (3)
  • Cannaceae (5)
  • Capparaceae (5)
  • Capparaceae (cleomaceae) (2)
  • Caprifoliaceae (1)
  • Caricaceae (2)
  • Casuarinaceae (1)
  • Caulerpaceae (3)
  • Celastraceae (9)
  • Characeae (1)
  • Chloranthaceae (2)
  • Cladophoraceae (1)
  • Clusiaceae (16)
  • Codiaceae (4)
  • Combretaceae (22)
  • Commelinaceae (14)
  • Connaraceae (2)
  • Convolvulaceae (44)
  • Corallinaceae (3)
  • Cordiaceae (11)
  • Coriariaceae (2)
  • Crassulaceae (2)
  • Cucurbitaceae (37)
  • Cunoniaceae (32)
  • Cyatheaceae (78)
  • Cyperaceae (124)
  • Davalliaceae (66)
  • Dennstaedtiaceae (63)
  • Dicksoniaceae (20)
  • Dictyotaceae (1)
  • Dioscoreaceae (3)
  • Diplaziopsidaceae (4)
  • Dipteridaceae (4)
  • Dryopteridaceae (77)
  • Ebenaceae (38)
  • Elaeocarpaceae (25)
  • Eleaocarpaceae (2)
  • Ericaceae (2)
  • Euphorbiaceae (214)
  • Euphorbiaceae (phyllanthaceae) (12)
  • Fabaceae (175)
  • Flacourtiaceae (8)
  • Flacourtiaceae (achariaceae) (9)
  • Flacourtiaceae (salicaceae) (16)
  • Flagellariaceae (1)
  • Flagellariaceae (joinvilleaceae) (4)
  • Galaxauraceae (5)
  • Gentianaceae (6)
  • Gesneriaceae (101)
  • Gleicheniaceae (18)
  • Goodeniaceae (18)
  • Halimedaceae (7)
  • Halymeniaceae (5)
  • Heliconiaceae (3)
  • Heliotropiaceae (10)
  • Hemidiscaceae (1)
  • Hernandiaceae (5)
  • Hydrocharitaceae (1)
  • Hydrococcaceae (2)
  • Hymenophyllaceae (186)
  • Hypodematiaceae (7)
  • Icacinaceae (1)
  • Icacinaceae (cardiopteridaceae) (10)
  • Icacinaceae (stemonuraceae) (11)
  • Indet. (3)
  • Lamiaceae (80)
  • Lauraceae (18)
  • Lecythidaceae (19)
  • Liagoraceae (1)
  • Liliaceae (4)
  • Liliaceae (asparagaceae) (1)
  • Liliaceae (asteliaceae) (2)
  • Liliaceae (colchicaceae) (1)
  • Lindsaeaceae (29)
  • Lithothamniaceae (2)
  • Loganiaceae (36)
  • Lomariopsidaceae (7)
  • Loranthaceae (21)
  • Lycopodiaceae (60)
  • Lythraceae (4)
  • Malvaceae (57)
  • Marattiaceae (20)
  • Mastogloiaceae (1)
  • Melastomataceae (71)
  • Meliaceae (67)
  • Menispermaceae (3)
  • Microcoleaceae (3)
  • Monimiaceae (8)
  • Moraceae (116)
  • Musaceae (1)
  • Myristicaceae (27)
  • Myrsinaceae (39)
  • Myrtaceae (85)
  • Naviculaceae (3)
  • Nephrolepidaceae (34)
  • Nostocaceae (3)
  • Nyctaginaceae (37)
  • Olacaceae (9)
  • Oleaceae (11)
  • Oleandraceae (17)
  • Onagraceae (10)
  • Ophioglossaceae (13)
  • Orchidaceae (181)
  • Osmundaceae (5)
  • Oxalidaceae (7)
  • Pandanaceae (12)
  • Passifloraceae (11)
  • Pentaphylacaceae (11)
  • Peyssonneliaceae (1)
  • Piperaceae (55)
  • Pittosporaceae (5)
  • Plumbaginaceae (3)
  • Poaceae (71)
  • Polygalaceae (7)
  • Polygonaceae (1)
  • Polypodiaceae (145)
  • Portulacaceae (10)
  • Potamogetonaceae (cymodoceaceae) (1)
  • Psilotaceae (22)
  • Pteridaceae (201)
  • Rhamnaceae (23)
  • Rhizophoraceae (24)
  • Rhodomelaceae (18)
  • Rosaceae (8)
  • Rubiaceae (358)
  • Rutaceae (75)
  • Saccolomataceae (11)
  • Santalaceae (1)
  • Sapindaceae (55)
  • Sapotaceae (29)
  • Sargassaceae (4)
  • Schizaeaceae (10)
  • Schizymeniaceae (1)
  • Scrophulariaceae (linderniaceae) (1)
  • Scytonemataceae (4)
  • Selaginellaceae (56)
  • Siphonocladaceae (2)
  • Solanaceae (46)
  • Sterculiaceae (38)
  • Surianaceae (2)
  • Synechococcales Familia Incertae Sedis (2)
  • Taccaceae (dioscoreaceae) (4)
  • Tectariaceae (72)
  • Thelypteridaceae (78)
  • Thymelaeaceae (30)
  • Tiliaceae (31)
  • Trimeniaceae (4)
  • Ulmaceae (cannabaceae) (25)
  • Ulvaceae (1)
  • Urticaceae (132)
  • Valoniaceae (2)
  • Verbenaceae (13)
  • Violaceae (7)
  • Vitaceae (8)
  • Zingiberaceae (10)