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; economic botany.

Contact: Wyatt Gaswick (
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 5 February 2019
Digital Metadata: EML File
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Collection Statistics
  • 97,606 occurrence
  • 32,597 (33%) georeferenced
  • 48,422 (50%) with images
  • 71,939 (74%) identified to species
  • 376 families
  • 2,026 genera
  • 15,960 species
  • 16,458 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics