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: 25 June 2021
Digital Metadata: EML File
Usage Rights: CC BY (Attribution)
Rights Holder: Botanical Research Institute of Texas
Collection Statistics
  • 22,683 specimen records
  • 3,690 (16%) georeferenced
  • 18,477 (81%) with images (18,480 total images)
  • 20,829 (92%) identified to species
  • 51 families
  • 291 genera
  • 2,692 species
  • 2,968 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics