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
  • Apteropteris (1)
  • Callistopteris (1)
  • Cardiomanes (1)
  • Cephalomanes (6)
  • Crepidomanes (13)
  • Crepidopteris (1)
  • Gonocormus (3)
  • Hymenophyllum (218)
  • Lecanium (1)
  • Macroglena (1)
  • Mecodium (28)
  • Meringium (7)
  • Nesopteris (2)
  • Polyphlebium (1)
  • Sphaerocionium (4)
  • Trichomanes (261)
  • Vandenboschia (6)