Herbarium of Cultivated Plants Statistics
As of January 2018, the Herbarium of Cultivated Plants comprised 122,297 specimens. This collection contains vouchers collected from non-Arnold Arboretum (AA) sources, spontaneous flora, as well as accessions that grow or once grew in the living collections (Table 1).
Currently, 49,776 voucher specimens (41% of total) document the historic as well as extant living collections. And, of 10,868 extant accessions in the living collection, forty-five percent (4,970) are supported by at least 1 voucher specimen.
|Table 1. Priority* and Largest Genera (n=35,584, or 27% of total) housed in the Arnold Arboretum’s Herbarium of Cultivated Plants as of January 2016.|
|Genera||Number of AA Specimens||Number of Non-AA Specimens|
*Plant Collections Network Genera