Kathryn Kalmbach Herbarium (DBG-KHD)

The Kathryn Kalmbach Herbarium (KHD), a collection of over 60,000 vascular plant specimens, is a regional herbarium with a research focus on the species diversity of Colorado and the Southern Rocky Mountain region. The collection also contains species that are in cultivation at Denver Botanic Gardens. Most of the specimens within the collection have been digitized, and their photographs may be found online. Higher resolution images are also available upon request.
Contact: Melissa Islam, Head Curator (melissa.islam@botanicgardens.org)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: ca77be98-2a59-4aa9-bfc1-5ea615f2e6b7
Usage Rights: CC0 1.0 (Public-domain)
Kathryn Kalmbach Herbarium, Denver Botanic Gardens
1005 York Street
Denver, CO   80206
[1] 720 865 3597
Collection Statistics:
  • 64,561 specimen records
  • 49,597 (77%) georeferenced
  • 57,498 (89%) with images
  • 54,541 (84%) identified to species
  • 306 families
  • 2,318 genera
  • 9,432 species
  • 10,607 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
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