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University of South Florida Herbarium (USF)

Specimen Records: 161,210
Media Records: 161,295
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2017-10-13

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
dwc_class_added  i160862
99.784
dwc_order_added  i160862
99.784
dwc_phylum_replaced  i160855
99.78
idigbio_isocountrycode_added  i159886
99.179
dwc_continent_added  i159732
99.083
dwc_datasetid_added  i142935
88.664
dwc_parentnameusageid_added  i142935
88.664
dwc_taxonid_added  i142935
88.664
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i142935
88.664
gbif_canonicalname_added  i142935
88.664
gbif_genericname_added  i142935
88.664
gbif_taxon_corrected  i142935
88.664
dwc_country_replaced  i139803
86.721
gbif_vernacularname_added  i133105
82.566
gbif_reference_added  i120729
74.889
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_replaced  i106710
66.193
dwc_multimedia_added  i100766
62.506
dwc_taxonrank_replaced  i88028
54.605
taxon_match_failed  i58877
36.522
geopoint_datum_missing  i25816
16.014
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i19228
11.927
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i12439
7.716
dwc_taxonremarks_added  i9444
5.858
dwc_genus_replaced  i8880
5.508
dwc_family_replaced  i6045
3.75
geopoint_low_precision  i3608
2.238
dwc_infraspecificepithet_added  i2405
1.492
dwc_kingdom_suspect  i1203
0.746
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i1097
0.68
rev_geocode_eez  i1034
0.641
rev_geocode_mismatch  i380
0.236
rev_geocode_corrected  i239
0.148
rev_geocode_lon_sign  i223
0.138
dwc_stateprovince_replaced  i178
0.11
dwc_infraspecificepithet_replaced  i127
0.079
dwc_taxonrank_added  i120
0.074
datecollected_bounds  i58
0.036
dwc_acceptednameusageid_added  i49
0.03
rev_geocode_failure  i40
0.025
rev_geocode_flip_both_sign  i8
0.005
rev_geocode_lat_sign  i8
0.005
dwc_phylum_added  i7
0.004
rev_geocode_eez_corrected  i7
0.004
geopoint_similar_coord  i1
0.001
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