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University of South Florida Herbarium (USF)

Specimen Records: 204,368
Media Records: 204,499
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2018-11-18

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
  • Data Use
  • 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  i203000
99.331
dwc_continent_added  i202738
99.202
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86.588
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86.588
dwc_taxonid_added  i176958
86.588
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i176958
86.588
gbif_canonicalname_added  i176958
86.588
gbif_genericname_added  i176958
86.588
gbif_taxon_corrected  i176958
86.588
dwc_class_added  i176906
86.562
dwc_order_added  i176906
86.562
dwc_phylum_replaced  i176289
86.261
dwc_country_replaced  i165931
81.192
gbif_vernacularname_added  i162228
79.38
gbif_reference_added  i148901
72.859
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_replaced  i131195
64.195
dwc_multimedia_added  i124602
60.969
dwc_taxonrank_replaced  i107365
52.535
taxon_match_failed  i80358
39.32
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i47502
23.243
geopoint_datum_missing  i32948
16.122
dwc_taxonremarks_added  i16939
8.288
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i16208
7.931
dwc_genus_replaced  i10546
5.16
geopoint_low_precision  i6056
2.963
dwc_family_replaced  i5366
2.626
dwc_infraspecificepithet_added  i2744
1.343
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i2110
1.032
dwc_kingdom_suspect  i1603
0.784
rev_geocode_eez  i1278
0.625
dwc_phylum_added  i617
0.302
rev_geocode_mismatch  i562
0.275
rev_geocode_corrected  i332
0.162
rev_geocode_lon_sign  i292
0.143
dwc_stateprovince_replaced  i220
0.108
dwc_taxonrank_added  i220
0.108
dwc_infraspecificepithet_replaced  i188
0.092
datecollected_bounds  i98
0.048
rev_geocode_failure  i86
0.042
dwc_acceptednameusageid_added  i77
0.038
rev_geocode_lat_sign  i25
0.012
rev_geocode_flip_both_sign  i8
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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