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University of South Florida Herbarium (USF)

Specimen Records: 230,047
Media Records: 230,152
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2021-03-25

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  i228653
99.394
dwc_continent_added  i228419
99.292
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86.419
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86.419
dwc_taxonid_added  i198805
86.419
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i198805
86.419
gbif_canonicalname_added  i198805
86.419
gbif_genericname_added  i198805
86.419
gbif_taxon_corrected  i198805
86.419
dwc_class_added  i198743
86.392
dwc_order_added  i198743
86.392
dwc_phylum_replaced  i197993
86.066
dwc_country_replaced  i182171
79.189
gbif_vernacularname_added  i181525
78.908
gbif_reference_added  i167082
72.63
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_replaced  i147425
64.085
dwc_multimedia_added  i140341
61.005
dwc_taxonrank_replaced  i120732
52.481
taxon_match_failed  i90296
39.251
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i52676
22.898
geopoint_datum_missing  i37450
16.279
dwc_taxonremarks_added  i19167
8.332
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i18872
8.204
dwc_genus_replaced  i11233
4.883
geopoint_low_precision  i7262
3.157
dwc_family_replaced  i5657
2.459
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1.506
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i2559
1.112
dwc_kingdom_suspect  i1686
0.733
rev_geocode_eez  i1487
0.646
dwc_phylum_added  i750
0.326
rev_geocode_mismatch  i698
0.303
rev_geocode_corrected  i422
0.183
rev_geocode_lon_sign  i376
0.163
dwc_taxonrank_added  i368
0.16
dwc_infraspecificepithet_replaced  i230
0.1
dwc_stateprovince_replaced  i195
0.085
rev_geocode_failure  i94
0.041
dwc_acceptednameusageid_added  i83
0.036
rev_geocode_lat_sign  i30
0.013
rev_geocode_flip_both_sign  i9
0.004
rev_geocode_eez_corrected  i7
0.003
rev_geocode_flip  i5
0.002
datecollected_bounds  i2
0.001
geopoint_similar_coord  i2
0.001
dwc_country_added  i1
0
rev_geocode_both_sign  i1
0
rev_geocode_flip_lat_sign  i1
0
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