Field Museum of Natural History (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.
Contacts: Christine Niezgoda (
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Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 23 October 2018
IPT / DwC-A Source:
IPT Direct Pteridophyte harvest - Panama
IPT Direct Seed Plant harvest - Panama
IPT Direct Pteridophyte harvest - Costa Rica
IPT Direct Seed Plant harvest - Costa Rica
Digital Metadata: EML File
Usage Rights: CC0 1.0 (Public-domain)
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Collection Statistics
  • 22,684 specimen records
  • 15,805 (70%) georeferenced
  • 234 families
  • 47 genera
  • 5 species
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