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,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 14 May 2024
Digital Metadata: EML File
Rights Holder: Botanical Research Institute of Texas
Cite this collection:
Botanical Research Institute of Texas. Occurrence dataset (ID: ee036930-aebf-4b7a-a304-4b3f9f27a833) accessed via the PteridoPortal Portal,, 2024-05-18).
Collection Statistics
  • 25,785 specimen records
  • 5,699 (22%) georeferenced
  • 21,628 (84%) with images (21,804 total images)
  • 23,262 (90%) identified to species
  • 59 families
  • 332 genera
  • 3,297 species
  • 3,628 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics