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University of South Florida Herbarium (USF)

Specimen Records: 224,594
Media Records: 224,763
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2019-09-22

The USF Herbarium was established as a research and teaching collection in 1958 by George R. Cooley, two years after the founding of the University of South Florida. The USF Herbarium is the second largest collection in Florida, the seventh largest in the southeastern United States, and ranks in the upper third of the world's herbaria in size. The herbarium contains approximately 280,000 specimens, consisting of about 260,000 specimens of vascular plants, 14,000 algae, 2,800 bryophytes, 1,300 lichens, and 300 macrofungi. The collection contains approximately 400 type specimens. The herbarium is richest in specimens from Florida (~40%), with additional holdings from North America north of Mexico (~35%), Latin America and the West Indies (~15%), and the Eastern Hemisphere (~10%). Specific groups well represented in the herbarium include Acanthaceae, Apocynaceae, Begoniaceae, Bromeliaceae, Fabaceae, Orchidaceae, and pteridophytes (ferns).

Contacts

Name Alan R. Franck
RoleCurator
Emailafranck@mail.usf.edu
Name Alan R. Franck
RoleCurator
Emailafranck@mail.usf.edu
Name Keith Bornhorst
RoleIT
Emailbornhorst@usf.edu
Name Bruce F. Hansen
RoleAssociated Research Staff
Emailhansen@usf.edu
Name Alan R. Franck
RoleCurator
Emailafranck@mail.usf.edu
  • Data Corrected
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  • Raw
This table shows any data corrections that were performed on this recordset to improve the capabilities of iDigBio Search. The first column represents the correction performed. The last two columns represent the number and percentage of records that were corrected. A complete list of the data quality flags and their descriptions can be found here. Clicking on a data flag name will take you to a search for all records with this flag in this recordset.
FlagRecords With This Flag(%) Percent With This Flag
idigbio_isocountrycode_added  i223216
99.386
dwc_continent_added  i222923
99.256
dwc_datasetid_added  i193956
86.358
dwc_parentnameusageid_added  i193956
86.358
dwc_taxonid_added  i193956
86.358
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i193956
86.358
gbif_canonicalname_added  i193956
86.358
gbif_genericname_added  i193956
86.358
gbif_taxon_corrected  i193956
86.358
dwc_class_added  i193896
86.332
dwc_order_added  i193896
86.332
dwc_phylum_replaced  i193206
86.025
dwc_country_replaced  i177041
78.827
gbif_vernacularname_added  i176843
78.739
gbif_reference_added  i163272
72.697
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_replaced  i143979
64.106
dwc_multimedia_added  i136485
60.77
dwc_taxonrank_replaced  i117976
52.529
taxon_match_failed  i88751
39.516
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i51479
22.921
geopoint_datum_missing  i36425
16.218
dwc_taxonremarks_added  i18613
8.287
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i18355
8.173
dwc_genus_replaced  i11039
4.915
geopoint_low_precision  i7158
3.187
dwc_family_replaced  i5473
2.437
dwc_infraspecificepithet_added  i3262
1.452
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i2505
1.115
dwc_kingdom_suspect  i1670
0.744
rev_geocode_eez  i1393
0.62
dwc_phylum_added  i690
0.307
rev_geocode_mismatch  i676
0.301
rev_geocode_corrected  i411
0.183
rev_geocode_lon_sign  i365
0.163
dwc_taxonrank_added  i359
0.16
dwc_stateprovince_replaced  i271
0.121
dwc_infraspecificepithet_replaced  i213
0.095
datecollected_bounds  i101
0.045
rev_geocode_failure  i92
0.041
dwc_acceptednameusageid_added  i82
0.037
rev_geocode_lat_sign  i30
0.013
rev_geocode_flip_both_sign  i9
0.004
rev_geocode_eez_corrected  i7
0.003
rev_geocode_flip  i5
0.002
geopoint_similar_coord  i2
0.001
rev_geocode_both_sign  i1
0
rev_geocode_flip_lat_sign  i1
0
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