Bishop Museum, Herbarium Pacificum (BISH)

The Herbarium Pacificum (BISH) collection consists of more than 710,000 plant, algae and fungi specimens. Our emphasis is on Hawai‘i and the Pacific Basin, but we also house representative material from other world regions. The collection of Hawaiian fungi contains approximately 15,100 specimens.
Contacts: Barbara Kennedy, Collections Manager,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 3 December 2015
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 7,801 specimen records
  • 7,787 (100%) georeferenced
  • 4,764 (61%) identified to species
  • 217 families
  • 648 genera
  • 1,817 species
  • 1,817 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Geographic Distribution
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