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: 17 April 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) https://www.pteridoportal.org/portal/content/dwca/BRIT_DwC-A.zip accessed via the PteridoPortal Portal, /portal, 2023-06-02).
Collection Statistics
  • 25,077 specimen records
  • 5,212 (21%) georeferenced
  • 19,756 (79%) with images (19,763 total images)
  • 22,726 (91%) identified to species
  • 55 families
  • 325 genera
  • 3,130 species
  • 3,456 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Taxon Distribution
Taxon Distribution
  • Blotiella (7)
  • Dennstaedtia (139)
  • Histiopteris (15)
  • Hypolepis (34)
  • Leptolepia (2)
  • Microlepia (28)
  • Monachosorum (2)
  • Paesia (5)
  • Pteridium (493)
  • Schizolegnia (1)
  • Sphenomeris (1)
  • Tapeinidium (2)