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: 1 February 2024
Digital Metadata: EML File
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, 2024-02-26).
Collection Statistics
  • 25,482 specimen records
  • 5,351 (21%) georeferenced
  • 21,571 (85%) with images (21,747 total images)
  • 23,096 (91%) identified to species
  • 58 families
  • 330 genera
  • 3,255 species
  • 3,584 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Taxon Distribution
Taxon Distribution
  • Abrodictyum (8)
  • Apteropteris (1)
  • Callistopteris (1)
  • Cardiomanes (1)
  • Cephalomanes (10)
  • Crepidomanes (16)
  • Crepidopteris (1)
  • Didymoglossum (4)
  • Gonocormus (3)
  • Hymenophyllum (281)
  • Lecanium (1)
  • Macroglena (2)
  • Mecodium (29)
  • Meringium (7)
  • Nesopteris (2)
  • Polyphlebium (3)
  • Sphaerocionium (4)
  • Trichomanes (273)
  • Vandenboschia (17)