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University of South Florida Herbarium (USF)

Specimen Records: 195,667
Media Records: 195,793
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2018-07-27

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  i194311
99.307
dwc_continent_added  i194089
99.194
dwc_datasetid_added  i169895
86.829
dwc_parentnameusageid_added  i169895
86.829
dwc_taxonid_added  i169895
86.829
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i169895
86.829
gbif_canonicalname_added  i169895
86.829
gbif_genericname_added  i169895
86.829
gbif_taxon_corrected  i169895
86.829
dwc_class_added  i169843
86.802
dwc_order_added  i169843
86.802
dwc_phylum_replaced  i169230
86.489
dwc_country_replaced  i158366
80.936
gbif_vernacularname_added  i155514
79.479
gbif_reference_added  i142839
73.001
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_replaced  i125559
64.17
dwc_multimedia_added  i118846
60.739
dwc_taxonrank_replaced  i102411
52.339
taxon_match_failed  i76181
38.934
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i45848
23.432
geopoint_datum_missing  i32188
16.45
dwc_taxonremarks_added  i16178
8.268
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i15594
7.97
dwc_genus_replaced  i9893
5.056
geopoint_low_precision  i5807
2.968
dwc_family_replaced  i5291
2.704
dwc_infraspecificepithet_added  i2635
1.347
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i2063
1.054
dwc_kingdom_suspect  i1476
0.754
rev_geocode_eez  i1252
0.64
dwc_phylum_added  i613
0.313
rev_geocode_mismatch  i543
0.278
rev_geocode_corrected  i318
0.163
rev_geocode_lon_sign  i278
0.142
dwc_taxonrank_added  i255
0.13
dwc_infraspecificepithet_replaced  i147
0.075
dwc_stateprovince_replaced  i105
0.054
datecollected_bounds  i95
0.049
rev_geocode_failure  i85
0.043
dwc_acceptednameusageid_added  i77
0.039
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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