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University of South Florida Herbarium (USF)

Specimen Records: 230,497
Media Records: 230,603
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2021-04-19

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  i229103
99.395
dwc_continent_added  i228871
99.295
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86.444
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86.444
dwc_taxonid_added  i199251
86.444
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i199251
86.444
gbif_canonicalname_added  i199251
86.444
gbif_genericname_added  i199251
86.444
gbif_taxon_corrected  i199251
86.444
dwc_class_added  i199189
86.417
dwc_order_added  i199189
86.417
dwc_phylum_replaced  i198439
86.092
dwc_country_replaced  i182571
79.208
gbif_vernacularname_added  i181956
78.941
gbif_reference_added  i167481
72.661
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_replaced  i147813
64.128
dwc_multimedia_added  i140724
61.052
dwc_taxonrank_replaced  i121069
52.525
taxon_match_failed  i90387
39.214
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i52751
22.886
geopoint_datum_missing  i37504
16.271
dwc_taxonremarks_added  i19282
8.365
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i18922
8.209
dwc_genus_replaced  i11237
4.875
geopoint_low_precision  i7270
3.154
dwc_family_replaced  i5695
2.471
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1.518
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i2557
1.109
dwc_kingdom_suspect  i1685
0.731
rev_geocode_eez  i1488
0.646
dwc_phylum_added  i750
0.325
rev_geocode_mismatch  i698
0.303
rev_geocode_corrected  i423
0.184
rev_geocode_lon_sign  i377
0.164
dwc_taxonrank_added  i367
0.159
dwc_infraspecificepithet_replaced  i231
0.1
dwc_stateprovince_replaced  i196
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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