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 March 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, 2024-03-03).
Collection Statistics
  • 25,484 specimen records
  • 5,427 (21%) georeferenced
  • 21,578 (85%) with images (21,754 total images)
  • 23,097 (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
  • Adenophorus (3)
  • Aglaomorpha (7)
  • Alansmia (14)
  • Anarthropteris (1)
  • Angiopteris (1)
  • Arthromeris (2)
  • Ascogrammitis (5)
  • Belvisia (16)
  • Bosmania (4)
  • Campyloneurum (73)
  • Ceradenia (6)
  • Chrysogrammitis (1)
  • Cochlidium (8)
  • Colysis (10)
  • Crypsinus (14)
  • Ctenopteris (1)
  • Cyclophorus (2)
  • Dicranoglossum (2)
  • Drymoglossum (4)
  • Drynaria (30)
  • Dryopteris (1)
  • Enterosora (2)
  • Goniophlebium (16)
  • Grammitis (37)
  • Lecanopteris (9)
  • Lellingeria (4)
  • Lemmaphyllum (16)
  • Lepisorus (33)
  • Leptochilus (13)
  • Loxogramme (22)
  • Luisma (1)
  • Marginariopsis (1)
  • Melpomene (3)
  • Merinthosorus (2)
  • Microgramma (34)
  • Micropolypodium (2)
  • Microsorum (53)
  • Moranopteris (5)
  • Mycopteris (11)
  • Neolepisorus (2)
  • Neurodium (1)
  • Niphidium (16)
  • Oreogrammitis (8)
  • Pecluma (17)
  • Phlebodium (27)
  • Phymatodes (6)
  • Phymatopsis (3)
  • Phymatopteris (4)
  • Phymatosorus (11)
  • Platycerium (7)
  • Pleopeltis (99)
  • Polypodium (1049)
  • Prosaptia (16)
  • Pseudodrynaria (2)
  • Pteridium (1)
  • Pyrrosia (73)
  • Radiogrammitis (3)
  • Scleroglossum (2)
  • Selliguea (19)
  • Serpocaulon (51)
  • Stenogrammitis (3)
  • Terpsichore (11)
  • Themelium (3)
  • Tomophyllum (5)
  • Tricholepidium (1)