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
  • Adenophorus (3)
  • Aglaomorpha (3)
  • Alansmia (5)
  • Anarthropteris (1)
  • Angiopteris (1)
  • Arthromeris (2)
  • Ascogrammitis (1)
  • Belvisia (13)
  • Campyloneurum (61)
  • Ceradenia (5)
  • Cochlidium (6)
  • Colysis (10)
  • Crypsinus (14)
  • Ctenopteris (1)
  • Cyclophorus (2)
  • Dicranoglossum (2)
  • Drymoglossum (4)
  • Drynaria (24)
  • Dryopteris (1)
  • Eschatogramme (3)
  • Goniophlebium (8)
  • Grammitis (31)
  • Lecanopteris (6)
  • Lemmaphyllum (15)
  • Lepisorus (23)
  • Leptochilus (12)
  • Loxogramme (16)
  • Marginariopsis (1)
  • Melpomene (1)
  • Merinthosorus (2)
  • Microgramma (27)
  • Micropolypodium (2)
  • Microsorum (46)
  • Mycopteris (1)
  • Neolepisorus (2)
  • Neurodium (1)
  • Niphidium (13)
  • Oreogrammitis (4)
  • Pecluma (7)
  • Phlebodium (25)
  • Phymatodes (6)
  • Phymatopsis (3)
  • Phymatopteris (4)
  • Phymatosorus (8)
  • Platycerium (7)
  • Pleopeltis (72)
  • Polypodium (1035)
  • Prosaptia (8)
  • Pseudodrynaria (2)
  • Pteridium (1)
  • Pyrrosia (68)
  • Radiogrammitis (3)
  • Selliguea (8)
  • Serpocaulon (20)
  • Terpsichore (11)
  • Themelium (3)
  • Tomophyllum (1)
  • Tricholepidium (1)