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 April 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, 2024-04-12).
Collection Statistics
  • 25,485 specimen records
  • 5,438 (21%) georeferenced
  • 21,580 (85%) with images (21,756 total images)
  • 23,107 (91%) identified to species
  • 58 families
  • 330 genera
  • 3,259 species
  • 3,589 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Taxon Distribution
Taxon Distribution
  • Abacopteris (1)
  • Amauropelta (43)
  • Ampelopteris (1)
  • Christella (9)
  • Coryphopteris (6)
  • Cyclogramma (1)
  • Cyclosorus (26)
  • Goniopteris (5)
  • Lastrea (13)
  • Leptogramma (1)
  • Macrothelypteris (46)
  • Meniscium (8)
  • Metathelypteris (1)
  • Oreopteris (1)
  • Parathelypteris (2)
  • Pelazoneuron (3)
  • Phegopteris (161)
  • Plesioneuron (2)
  • Pneumatopteris (6)
  • Pronephrium (12)
  • Pseudocyclosorus (3)
  • Pseudophegopteris (2)
  • Selliguea (1)
  • Sphaerostephanos (17)
  • Stegnogramma (1)
  • Steiropteris (8)
  • Thelypteris (629)
  • Toppingia (3)