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Field Museum of Natural History - Seed Plants (F-Plants)

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; algae worldwide, especially Cyanobacteria; economic botany.

Collections Manager: Kimberly Hansen,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 2 October 2023
IPT / DwC-A Source:
Field Museum IPT Seed Plants
Digital Metadata: EML File
Rights Holder:
Collection Statistics
  • 650 specimen records
  • 526 (81%) georeferenced
  • 423 (65%) with images (428 total images)
  • 587 (90%) identified to species
  • 70 families
  • 179 genera
  • 413 species
  • 448 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
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