University of Florida Herbarium (FLAS)

The University of Florida Herbarium is a unit of the Department of Natural History of the Florida Museum of Natural History. The herbarium is affiliated with the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Florida Agricultural Experiment Station, Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Department of Biology and the Department of Plant Pathology. The FLAS acronym is the standard international abbreviation for the University of Florida Herbarium. It is derived from the herbarium's early association with the Florida Agricultural Experiment Station. Our mission focuses in plant collections acquisition and care, research based on the collections, education and public service.
Contacts: Matthew E. Smith, trufflesmith@ufl.edu
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: a1aa8e0a-d122-4fff-96df-0a83f585a2de
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 47,243 specimen records
  • 27,444 (58%) georeferenced
  • 39,042 (83%) with images (53,715 total images)
  • 38,215 (81%) identified to species
  • 346 families
  • 1,704 genera
  • 9,749 species
  • 9,899 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Taxon Distribution
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  • Mastigonetron (1)