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; algae worldwide, especially Cyanobacteria; economic botany.
Contacts: Thorsten Lumbsch,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 24 May 2021
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 60,033 specimen records
  • 36,528 (61%) georeferenced
  • 29,535 (49%) with images (86,902 total images)
  • 48,234 (80%) identified to species
  • 162 families
  • 785 genera
  • 6,874 species
  • 7,287 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics