C. V. Starr Virtual Herbarium

The C. V. Starr Virtual Herbarium is the gateway to the digitized specimens of the William and Lynda Steere Herbarium. Currently, 3 million specimen records and 2 million images are available. Every month, about 30,000 new records and images are added.

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Project Highlights

  • N. L. Britton Collection
  • Costa Rican Fungi
  • Specimens of the Invasive Eurasian Watermilfoil
  • Neotropical Lecythidaceae
  • Caribbean Plant Collection
  • Carnivorous Plants
  • Extirpated Flora of the NYBG Forest
  • Orchids of the Caribbean
  • Plants of Captain Cook's First Voyage 1768-1771

Research & Exploration

  • Fabian Michelangeli's Collection from Cuba
  • Roy Halling's Fungi of Fraser Island
  • James Lendemer's Lichens from Newfoundland
  • Distribution of the Brazil Nut Based on NYBG Collections
  • Collections from Las Orquideas National Park (Colombia)
  • Wayt Thomas Collection from Bahia, Brazil