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
  • 210,525 specimen records
  • 67,859 (32%) georeferenced
  • 148,897 (71%) with images (156,765 total images)
  • 118,192 (56%) identified to species
  • 368 families
  • 2,732 genera
  • 11,480 species
  • 13,576 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Geographic Distribution
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