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University of South Florida Herbarium (USF)

Specimen Records: 207,520
Media Records: 207,656
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2018-12-15

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
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99.34
dwc_continent_added  i205872
99.206
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86.595
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86.595
dwc_taxonid_added  i179701
86.595
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i179701
86.595
gbif_canonicalname_added  i179701
86.595
gbif_genericname_added  i179701
86.595
gbif_taxon_corrected  i179701
86.595
dwc_class_added  i179649
86.569
dwc_order_added  i179649
86.569
dwc_phylum_replaced  i179031
86.272
dwc_country_replaced  i167871
80.894
gbif_vernacularname_added  i164720
79.375
gbif_reference_added  i151378
72.946
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_replaced  i133544
64.352
dwc_multimedia_added  i126774
61.09
dwc_taxonrank_replaced  i109358
52.698
taxon_match_failed  i81599
39.321
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i48118
23.187
geopoint_datum_missing  i33550
16.167
dwc_taxonremarks_added  i17186
8.282
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i16596
7.997
dwc_genus_replaced  i10605
5.11
geopoint_low_precision  i6229
3.002
dwc_family_replaced  i5374
2.59
dwc_infraspecificepithet_added  i2827
1.362
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i2170
1.046
dwc_kingdom_suspect  i1608
0.775
rev_geocode_eez  i1301
0.627
dwc_phylum_added  i618
0.298
rev_geocode_mismatch  i590
0.284
rev_geocode_corrected  i356
0.172
rev_geocode_lon_sign  i315
0.152
dwc_stateprovince_replaced  i237
0.114
dwc_taxonrank_added  i220
0.106
dwc_infraspecificepithet_replaced  i189
0.091
datecollected_bounds  i98
0.047
rev_geocode_failure  i87
0.042
dwc_acceptednameusageid_added  i78
0.038
rev_geocode_lat_sign  i26
0.013
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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