Field Museum of Natural History (F-Botany)

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: Christine Niezgoda (cniezgoda@fieldmuseum.org)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 19 May 2017
Access Rights: http://fieldmuseum.org/about/copyright-information
Address:
Field Museum of Natural History
Herbarium
Botany Department
1400 South Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL   60605-2496
U.S.A.
312-665-7861
Collection Statistics:
  • 132,437 specimen records
  • 35,093 (26%) georeferenced
  • 114,046 (86%) with images
  • 125,354 (95%) identified to species
  • 276 families
  • 2,931 genera
  • 16,165 species
  • 17,582 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
The National Science Foundation
This project made possible by National Science Foundation Award 1410069