University of Florida Herbarium (FLAS)

The University of Florida Herbarium is a unit of the Department of Natural History of the Florida Museum of Natural History. The herbarium is affiliated with the UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Florida Cooperative Extension Service and the Department of Plant Pathology. The FLAS acronym is the standard international abbreviation for the University of Florida Herbarium. It is derived from the herbarium's early association with the Florida Agricultural Experiment Station.
Contacts: Kent D. Perkins,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 2 September 2023
IPT / DwC-A Source:
Digital Metadata: EML File
Usage Rights: CC BY (Attribution)
Rights Holder: University of Florida Herbarium (FLAS), Florida Museum of Natural History
Cite this collection:
University of Florida Herbarium. Occurrence dataset (ID: fa861952-64e8-46ed-b35c-9504bf63a7e8) accessed via the PteridoPortal Portal, /portal, 2023-09-23).
Collection Statistics
  • 14,157 specimen records
  • 3,168 (22%) georeferenced
  • 8,010 (57%) with images (8,023 total images)
  • 8,447 (60%) identified to species
  • 50 families
  • 245 genera
  • 923 species
  • 850 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics