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University of South Florida Herbarium (USF)

Specimen Records: 216,713
Media Records: 216,866
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2019-04-12

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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99.365
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99.221
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86.671
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86.671
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86.671
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86.671
gbif_canonicalname_added  i187828
86.671
gbif_genericname_added  i187828
86.671
gbif_taxon_corrected  i187828
86.671
dwc_class_added  i187768
86.644
dwc_order_added  i187768
86.644
dwc_phylum_replaced  i187139
86.353
dwc_country_replaced  i175180
80.835
gbif_vernacularname_added  i172376
79.541
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73.307
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64.489
dwc_multimedia_added  i133022
61.382
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52.983
taxon_match_failed  i85430
39.421
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23.01
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16.06
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8.37
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8.113
dwc_genus_replaced  i10770
4.97
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3.074
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2.5
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1.449
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i2285
1.054
dwc_kingdom_suspect  i1609
0.742
rev_geocode_eez  i1335
0.616
rev_geocode_mismatch  i649
0.299
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0.29
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0.184
rev_geocode_lon_sign  i357
0.165
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0.162
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0.121
dwc_infraspecificepithet_replaced  i205
0.095
datecollected_bounds  i101
0.047
rev_geocode_failure  i88
0.041
dwc_acceptednameusageid_added  i78
0.036
rev_geocode_lat_sign  i26
0.012
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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