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
  • Abacopteris (1)
  • Amauropelta (2)
  • Ampelopteris (1)
  • Christella (7)
  • Coryphopteris (5)
  • Cyclogramma (1)
  • Cyclosorus (20)
  • Goniopteris (2)
  • Lastrea (13)
  • Macrothelypteris (42)
  • Metathelypteris (1)
  • Oreopteris (1)
  • Parathelypteris (2)
  • Phegopteris (159)
  • Plesioneuron (1)
  • Pneumatopteris (6)
  • Pronephrium (8)
  • Pseudocyclosorus (3)
  • Pseudophegopteris (2)
  • Selliguea (1)
  • Sphaerostephanos (15)
  • Stegnogramma (1)
  • Thelypteris (618)
  • Toppingia (3)