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
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 2 December 2022
Digital Metadata: EML File
Usage Rights: CC BY (Attribution)
Rights Holder: Botanical Research Institute of Texas
Cite this collection:
Botanical Research Institute of Texas. Occurrence dataset (ID: ee036930-aebf-4b7a-a304-4b3f9f27a833) http://pteridoportal.org/portal/content/dwca/BRIT_DwC-A.zip accessed via the PteridoPortal Portal, /portal, 2022-12-08).
Collection Statistics
  • 23,843 specimen records
  • 4,053 (17%) georeferenced
  • 18,941 (79%) with images (18,948 total images)
  • 21,938 (92%) identified to species
  • 52 families
  • 305 genera
  • 2,939 species
  • 3,257 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Geographic Distribution
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