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: 3 April 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, /portal, 2024-04-13).
Collection Statistics
  • 25,485 specimen records
  • 5,438 (21%) georeferenced
  • 21,580 (85%) with images (21,756 total images)
  • 23,107 (91%) identified to species
  • 58 families
  • 330 genera
  • 3,259 species
  • 3,589 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Geographic Distribution - Poland
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