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University of South Florida Herbarium (USF)

Specimen Records: 167,823
Media Records: 167,914
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2017-12-06

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  i167474
99.792
dwc_order_added  i167474
99.792
dwc_phylum_replaced  i167465
99.787
idigbio_isocountrycode_added  i166485
99.203
dwc_continent_added  i166333
99.112
dwc_datasetid_added  i148580
88.534
dwc_parentnameusageid_added  i148580
88.534
dwc_taxonid_added  i148580
88.534
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i148580
88.534
gbif_canonicalname_added  i148580
88.534
gbif_genericname_added  i148580
88.534
gbif_taxon_corrected  i148580
88.534
dwc_country_replaced  i143200
85.328
gbif_vernacularname_added  i136536
81.357
gbif_reference_added  i125273
74.646
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_replaced  i110853
66.054
dwc_multimedia_added  i104381
62.197
dwc_taxonrank_replaced  i91450
54.492
taxon_match_failed  i61404
36.589
geopoint_datum_missing  i27871
16.607
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i20089
11.97
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i13378
7.971
dwc_taxonremarks_added  i9773
5.823
dwc_genus_replaced  i9161
5.459
dwc_family_replaced  i6064
3.613
geopoint_low_precision  i4345
2.589
dwc_infraspecificepithet_added  i2581
1.538
dwc_kingdom_suspect  i1224
0.729
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i1211
0.722
rev_geocode_eez  i1086
0.647
rev_geocode_mismatch  i433
0.258
rev_geocode_corrected  i269
0.16
rev_geocode_lon_sign  i242
0.144
dwc_taxonrank_added  i145
0.086
dwc_infraspecificepithet_replaced  i129
0.077
datecollected_bounds  i74
0.044
dwc_acceptednameusageid_added  i49
0.029
rev_geocode_failure  i49
0.029
dwc_stateprovince_replaced  i31
0.018
rev_geocode_lat_sign  i18
0.011
dwc_phylum_added  i9
0.005
rev_geocode_flip_both_sign  i8
0.005
rev_geocode_eez_corrected  i7
0.004
dwc_family_added  i1
0.001
geopoint_similar_coord  i1
0.001
rev_geocode_flip_lat_sign  i1
0.001
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