Field Museum of Natural History (F)

Additional electronic access to F database is available at: http://emuweb.fieldmuseum.org/botany/Query.php. 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: Thorsten Lumbsch (tlumbsch@fieldmuseum.org)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 4 December 2019
IPT / DwC-A Source:
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 51,973 specimen records
  • 27,923 (54%) georeferenced
  • 28,451 (55%) with images
  • 42,444 (82%) identified to species
  • 154 families
  • 712 genera
  • 6,072 species
  • 6,421 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Geographic Distribution
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