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University of South Florida Herbarium (USF)

Specimen Records: 186,540
Media Records: 186,644
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2018-04-23

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  i185193
99.278
dwc_continent_added  i185019
99.185
dwc_datasetid_added  i161884
86.782
dwc_parentnameusageid_added  i161884
86.782
dwc_taxonid_added  i161884
86.782
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i161884
86.782
gbif_canonicalname_added  i161884
86.782
gbif_genericname_added  i161884
86.782
gbif_taxon_corrected  i161884
86.782
dwc_class_added  i161834
86.756
dwc_order_added  i161834
86.756
dwc_phylum_replaced  i161453
86.551
dwc_country_replaced  i152413
81.705
gbif_vernacularname_added  i148290
79.495
gbif_reference_added  i137427
73.672
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_replaced  i119822
64.234
dwc_multimedia_added  i112990
60.571
dwc_taxonrank_replaced  i97336
52.18
taxon_match_failed  i72746
38.998
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i43837
23.5
geopoint_datum_missing  i30970
16.602
dwc_taxonremarks_added  i15524
8.322
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i14584
7.818
dwc_genus_replaced  i9611
5.152
geopoint_low_precision  i5409
2.9
dwc_family_replaced  i4866
2.609
dwc_infraspecificepithet_added  i2336
1.252
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i1840
0.986
dwc_kingdom_suspect  i1369
0.734
rev_geocode_eez  i1197
0.642
rev_geocode_mismatch  i512
0.274
dwc_phylum_added  i381
0.204
rev_geocode_corrected  i310
0.166
rev_geocode_lon_sign  i270
0.145
dwc_taxonrank_added  i220
0.118
dwc_infraspecificepithet_replaced  i139
0.075
datecollected_bounds  i81
0.043
rev_geocode_failure  i75
0.04
dwc_stateprovince_replaced  i71
0.038
dwc_acceptednameusageid_added  i70
0.038
rev_geocode_lat_sign  i25
0.013
rev_geocode_flip_both_sign  i8
0.004
rev_geocode_eez_corrected  i7
0.004
rev_geocode_flip  i5
0.003
geopoint_similar_coord  i2
0.001
dwc_family_added  i1
0.001
rev_geocode_both_sign  i1
0.001
rev_geocode_flip_lat_sign  i1
0.001
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