Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)

Over 100,000 specimens in collection, with emphasis on plants of the Southwest and northern Mexico, Cactaceae and Agavaceae.

Contacts: Andrew Salywon,
Curator Emerita: Wendy C. Hodgson,
Collections Manager: Sarah Hunkins ,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: edb9860c-c481-4d19-88cc-224a536ebcd4
Digital Metadata: EML File
Herbarium - Research, Conservation & Collections Department
Desert Botanical Garden
1201 North Galvin Parkway
Phoenix, Arizona   85008
Collection Statistics
  • 98,701 specimen records
  • 96,916 (98%) georeferenced
  • 83,034 (84%) with images (84,136 total images)
  • 94,425 (96%) identified to species
  • 336 families
  • 2,673 genera
  • 11,964 species
  • 14,948 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Geographic Distribution
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