Botanical Research Institute of Texas, Philecology Herbarium (BRIT)

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Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: fea81a47-2365-45cc-bef9-b6bbff7457e6
Digital Metadata: EML File
Usage Rights: CC BY (Attribution)
Rights Holder: Botanical Research Institute of Texas
Botanical Research Institute of Texas; BRIT/SMU/VDB
1700 University Drive
Fort Worth, TX   76107-3400
Collection Statistics
  • 152,928 specimen records
  • 66,503 (43%) georeferenced
  • 76,707 (50%) with images (78,269 total images)
  • 104,760 (69%) identified to species
  • 353 families
  • 2,634 genera
  • 10,718 species
  • 12,650 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Taxon Distribution
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