Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT)

The BRIT herbarium contains approximately 1,445,000 plant specimens from around the world, making it one of the largest herbaria in the United States.
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Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 9 October 2019
Digital Metadata: EML File
Usage Rights: CC BY (Attribution)
Rights Holder: Botanical Research Institute of Texas
Collection Statistics
  • 10,327 specimen records
  • 1,528 (15%) georeferenced
  • 3,653 (35%) identified to species
  • 42 families
  • 160 genera
  • 1,039 species
  • 448 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
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