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University of South Florida Herbarium (USF)

Specimen Records: 231,609
Media Records: 231,721
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2021-07-27

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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99.402
dwc_continent_added  i229996
99.304
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86.429
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86.429
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86.429
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86.429
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86.429
gbif_genericname_added  i200178
86.429
gbif_taxon_corrected  i200178
86.429
dwc_class_added  i200116
86.403
dwc_order_added  i200116
86.403
dwc_phylum_replaced  i199366
86.079
dwc_country_replaced  i183601
79.272
gbif_vernacularname_added  i182865
78.954
gbif_reference_added  i168204
72.624
geopoint_datum_missing  i151755
65.522
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64.153
dwc_multimedia_added  i141350
61.03
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52.539
taxon_match_failed  i90843
39.223
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22.886
geopoint_low_precision  i33694
14.548
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8.39
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8.203
dwc_genus_replaced  i11267
4.865
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3.582
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2.464
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1.517
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i2562
1.106
dwc_kingdom_suspect  i1687
0.728
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0.359
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0.324
rev_geocode_corrected  i429
0.185
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0.164
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0.16
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0.1
dwc_stateprovince_replaced  i195
0.084
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0.041
dwc_acceptednameusageid_added  i83
0.036
rev_geocode_lat_sign  i34
0.015
rev_geocode_eez_corrected  i10
0.004
rev_geocode_flip_both_sign  i9
0.004
rev_geocode_flip  i5
0.002
geopoint_0_coord  i4
0.002
geopoint_similar_coord  i3
0.001
datecollected_bounds  i1
0
dwc_country_added  i1
0
rev_geocode_both_sign  i1
0
rev_geocode_flip_lat_sign  i1
0
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