Field Museum of Natural History (F)

Additional electronic access to F database is available at: Specialty: Phanerogams worldwide with emphasis on tropical and North America, especially rich in collections from Mexico, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, and Peru; pteridophytes worldwide with emphasis on Guatemala, Costa Rica, Ecuador, and Peru; bryophytes worldwide; mosses of North America, Central America, Andean South America, and Australasia; hepatics of north temperate, South America, and south temperate; all groups of fungi, especially basidiomycetes with emphasis on New World and lichenized fungi of north temperate and Central America; economic botany.

Contacts: Wyatt Gaswick,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 24 January 2023
Digital Metadata: EML File
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Collection Statistics
  • 103,469 specimen records
  • 77,178 (75%) georeferenced
  • 53,124 (51%) with images (110,488 total images)
  • 1 misc genetic references
  • 7,981 (8%) identified to species
  • 410 families
  • 568 genera
  • 1,093 species
  • 1,115 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics