Herbarium 2019


For the FGVC 2019 Herbarium Challenge the goal is to identify melastome species from herbarium specimens provided by the New York Botanical Garden. We provide a curated dataset of over 46,000 herbarium specimens for over 680 species of the flowering plant family Melastomataceae.

Competition Details

Check out the Kaggle page for the competition, with additional info on Github.

Competition Begins 5 April 2019

Submission Deadline 7 June 2019


Barbara Ambrose, Melissa Tulig, Yulong Liu, Kiat Chuan Tan


New York Botanical Garden, Google, dataCommons