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University of South Florida Herbarium (USF)

Specimen Records: 172,327
Media Records: 172,418
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2018-01-23

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  i170984
99.221
dwc_continent_added  i170832
99.132
dwc_datasetid_added  i149907
86.99
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86.99
dwc_taxonid_added  i149907
86.99
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i149907
86.99
gbif_canonicalname_added  i149907
86.99
gbif_genericname_added  i149907
86.99
gbif_taxon_corrected  i149907
86.99
dwc_class_added  i149857
86.961
dwc_order_added  i149857
86.961
dwc_phylum_replaced  i149504
86.756
dwc_country_replaced  i144307
83.74
gbif_vernacularname_added  i137658
79.882
gbif_reference_added  i127037
73.719
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_replaced  i111181
64.517
dwc_multimedia_added  i104251
60.496
dwc_taxonrank_replaced  i89695
52.049
taxon_match_failed  i67972
39.444
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i40581
23.549
geopoint_datum_missing  i29069
16.869
dwc_taxonremarks_added  i14141
8.206
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i13350
7.747
dwc_genus_replaced  i9311
5.403
geopoint_low_precision  i4842
2.81
dwc_family_replaced  i4414
2.561
dwc_infraspecificepithet_added  i2229
1.293
dwc_kingdom_suspect  i1249
0.725
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i1236
0.717
rev_geocode_eez  i1118
0.649
rev_geocode_mismatch  i454
0.263
dwc_phylum_added  i353
0.205
rev_geocode_corrected  i277
0.161
rev_geocode_lon_sign  i247
0.143
dwc_taxonrank_added  i206
0.12
dwc_infraspecificepithet_replaced  i115
0.067
datecollected_bounds  i69
0.04
dwc_acceptednameusageid_added  i61
0.035
rev_geocode_failure  i59
0.034
dwc_stateprovince_replaced  i31
0.018
rev_geocode_lat_sign  i21
0.012
rev_geocode_flip_both_sign  i8
0.005
rev_geocode_eez_corrected  i7
0.004
geopoint_similar_coord  i2
0.001
dwc_family_added  i1
0.001
rev_geocode_flip_lat_sign  i1
0.001
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