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.
Contact: Alejandra Vasco (
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 11 January 2019
Digital Metadata: EML File
Usage Rights: CC BY (Attribution)
Rights Holder: Botanical Research Institute of Texas
Collection Statistics
  • 3,209 specimen records
  • 661 (21%) georeferenced
  • 2,956 (92%) identified to species
  • 28 families
  • 73 genera
  • 265 species
  • 306 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
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