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: 3 January 2023
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, 2023-01-27).
Collection Statistics
  • 23,843 specimen records
  • 4,054 (17%) georeferenced
  • 18,941 (79%) with images (18,948 total images)
  • 21,943 (92%) identified to species
  • 52 families
  • 305 genera
  • 2,939 species
  • 3,259 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Taxon Distribution
Taxon Distribution
  • Acrophorus (2)
  • Acrorumohra (1)
  • Arachniodes (33)
  • Athyrium (62)
  • Bolbitis (29)
  • Ctenitis (34)
  • Cyclodium (2)
  • Cyrtomidictyum (1)
  • Cyrtomium (64)
  • Cystopteris (3)
  • Didymochlaena (17)
  • Dryopteris (1757)
  • Elaphoglossum (270)
  • Filix (4)
  • Lastrea (2)
  • Lastreopsis (5)
  • Leptorumohra (1)
  • Lomagramma (1)
  • Megalastrum (11)
  • Mickelia (2)
  • Nephrodium (6)
  • Nephrolepis (3)
  • Olfersia (1)
  • Onoclea (21)
  • Peranema (5)
  • Phanerophlebia (20)
  • Plecosorus (5)
  • Polybotrya (8)
  • Polystichum (745)
  • Pteridrys (1)
  • Rhipidopteris (8)
  • Rumohra (24)
  • Stigmatopteris (11)
  • Tectaria (21)
  • Teratophyllum (2)
  • Woodsia (99)