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University of South Florida Herbarium (USF)

Specimen Records: 224,111
Media Records: 224,275
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2019-08-08

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  i222734
99.386
dwc_continent_added  i222437
99.253
dwc_datasetid_added  i193526
86.353
dwc_parentnameusageid_added  i193526
86.353
dwc_taxonid_added  i193526
86.353
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i193526
86.353
gbif_canonicalname_added  i193526
86.353
gbif_genericname_added  i193526
86.353
gbif_taxon_corrected  i193526
86.353
dwc_class_added  i193466
86.326
dwc_order_added  i193466
86.326
dwc_phylum_replaced  i192776
86.018
dwc_country_replaced  i176587
78.794
gbif_vernacularname_added  i176416
78.718
gbif_reference_added  i162875
72.676
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_replaced  i143754
64.144
dwc_multimedia_added  i136121
60.738
dwc_taxonrank_replaced  i117703
52.52
taxon_match_failed  i88573
39.522
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i51415
22.942
geopoint_datum_missing  i36370
16.229
dwc_taxonremarks_added  i18563
8.283
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i18290
8.161
dwc_genus_replaced  i10987
4.902
geopoint_low_precision  i7145
3.188
dwc_family_replaced  i5470
2.441
dwc_infraspecificepithet_added  i3220
1.437
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i2494
1.113
dwc_kingdom_suspect  i1670
0.745
rev_geocode_eez  i1390
0.62
dwc_phylum_added  i690
0.308
rev_geocode_mismatch  i673
0.3
rev_geocode_corrected  i409
0.182
rev_geocode_lon_sign  i364
0.162
dwc_taxonrank_added  i357
0.159
dwc_stateprovince_replaced  i271
0.121
dwc_infraspecificepithet_replaced  i211
0.094
datecollected_bounds  i101
0.045
rev_geocode_failure  i92
0.041
dwc_acceptednameusageid_added  i82
0.037
rev_geocode_lat_sign  i30
0.013
rev_geocode_flip_both_sign  i8
0.004
rev_geocode_eez_corrected  i7
0.003
rev_geocode_flip  i5
0.002
geopoint_similar_coord  i2
0.001
rev_geocode_both_sign  i1
0
rev_geocode_flip_lat_sign  i1
0
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