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.
Contact: Thorsten Lumbsch (
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 29 May 2017
IPT / DwC-A Source:
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 54,650 specimen records
  • 28,497 (52%) georeferenced
  • 28,452 (52%) with images
  • 42,472 (78%) identified to species
  • 184 families
  • 752 genera
  • 6,024 species
  • 6,413 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics