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.
Contacts: Alejandra Vasco (avascog@gmail.com)
Related link: http://www.brit.org
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 2 September 2020
Digital Metadata: EML File
Usage Rights: CC BY (Attribution)
Rights Holder: Botanical Research Institute of Texas
Collection Statistics
  • 22,465 specimen records
  • 3,542 (16%) georeferenced
  • 3 (0.01%) with images (3 total images)
  • 19,970 (89%) identified to species
  • 51 families
  • 286 genera
  • 2,628 species
  • 2,817 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics