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.
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Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 21 January 2021
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Digital Metadata: EML File
Access Rights: http://fieldmuseum.org/about/copyright-information
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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
  • 222,524 occurrence
  • 62,885 (28%) georeferenced
  • 180,619 (81%) with images
  • 202,705 (91%) identified to species
  • 284 families
  • 3,589 genera
  • 23,231 species
  • 24,911 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Family Distribution
Click on the occurrence record counts within the parenthesis to return the records for that family
  • Acanthaceae (988)
  • Aceraceae (123)
  • Actinidiaceae (56)
  • Adoxaceae (1)
  • Agavaceae (1096)
  • Aizoaceae (93)
  • Alismataceae (182)
  • Alzateaceae (1)
  • Amaranthaceae (748)
  • Amaryllidaceae (124)
  • Anacardiaceae (505)
  • Anemiaceae (1)
  • Annonaceae (732)
  • Apiaceae (1426)
  • Apocynaceae (4905)
  • Aquifoliaceae (167)
  • Araceae (2878)
  • Araliaceae (410)
  • Araucariaceae (7)
  • Arecaceae (531)
  • Aristolochiaceae (220)
  • Asclepiadaceae (6627)
  • Asphodelaceae (1)
  • Aspleniaceae (7)
  • Asteraceae (13309)
  • Balanophoraceae (15)
  • Balsaminaceae (420)
  • Basellaceae (16)
  • Bataceae (1)
  • Batidaceae (9)
  • Begoniaceae (331)
  • Berberidaceae (164)
  • Betulaceae (1160)
  • Bignoniaceae (818)
  • Bixaceae (31)
  • Bombacaceae (248)
  • Boraginaceae (1669)
  • Brassicaceae (2243)
  • Bromeliaceae (4267)
  • Brunelliaceae (12)
  • Burmanniaceae (14)
  • Burseraceae (294)
  • Butomaceae (15)
  • Buxaceae (16)
  • Cabombaceae (48)
  • Cactaceae (676)
  • Campanulaceae (912)
  • Canellaceae (3)
  • Cannaceae (5)
  • Capparaceae (163)
  • Capparidaceae (1)
  • Caprifoliaceae (664)
  • Caricaceae (77)
  • Caryocaraceae (3)
  • Caryophyllaceae (1002)
  • Casuarinaceae (13)
  • Cecropiaceae (143)
  • Celastraceae (476)
  • Ceratophyllaceae (15)
  • Chenopodiaceae (1281)
  • Chloranthaceae (64)
  • Chrysobalanaceae (140)
  • Cistaceae (225)
  • Cleomaceae (198)
  • Clethraceae (54)
  • Clusiaceae (654)
  • Cochlospermaceae (31)
  • Combretaceae (170)
  • Commelinaceae (363)
  • Connaraceae (56)
  • Conocephalaceae (66)
  • Convolvulaceae (1241)
  • Coriariaceae (1)
  • Cornaceae (430)
  • Crassulaceae (2004)
  • Crossosomataceae (3)
  • Cucurbitaceae (615)
  • Cunoniaceae (16)
  • Cupressaceae (224)
  • Cyatheaceae (3)
  • Cycadaceae (96)
  • Cyclanthaceae (86)
  • Cyperaceae (18351)
  • Cyrillaceae (8)
  • Dennstaedtiaceae (5)
  • Diapensiaceae (2)
  • Dichapetalaceae (32)
  • Dicksoniaceae (2)
  • Dilleniaceae (94)
  • Dioscoreaceae (174)
  • Dipsacaceae (20)
  • Ditrichaceae (1)
  • Droseraceae (415)
  • Dryopteridaceae (12)
  • Ebenaceae (48)
  • Elaeagnaceae (42)
  • Elaeocarpaceae (122)
  • Elatinaceae (1)
  • Ephedraceae (2)
  • Ericaceae (4574)
  • Eriocaulaceae (101)
  • Erythroxylaceae (2127)
  • Euphorbiaceae (27263)
  • Fabaceae (9286)
  • Fagaceae (1127)
  • Flacourtiaceae (322)
  • Fouquieriaceae (24)
  • Fumariaceae (5)
  • Funariaceae (1)
  • Garryaceae (25)
  • Geastraceae (9)
  • Gentianaceae (541)
  • Geraniaceae (185)
  • Gesneriaceae (347)
  • Ginkgoaceae (1)
  • Gnetaceae (4)
  • Goodeniaceae (4)
  • Grossulariaceae (188)
  • Gunneraceae (9)
  • Haemodoraceae (12)
  • Haloragaceae (433)
  • Hamamelidaceae (82)
  • Hernandiaceae (18)
  • Hippocastanaceae (34)
  • Hookeriaceae (15)
  • Humiriaceae (26)
  • Hydnoraceae (1)
  • Hydrangeaceae (28)
  • Hydrocharitaceae (66)
  • Hydrophyllaceae (257)
  • Hymenophyllaceae (21)
  • Icacinaceae (49)
  • Incertae Sedis (1)
  • Iridaceae (797)
  • Isoetaceae (2)
  • Juglandaceae (196)
  • Juncaceae (5333)
  • Juncaginaceae (63)
  • Koeberliniaceae (3)
  • Krameriaceae (13)
  • Lacistemataceae (11)
  • Lamiaceae (3640)
  • Lauraceae (579)
  • Lecythidaceae (111)
  • Leitneriaceae (5)
  • Lemnaceae (107)
  • Lennoaceae (7)
  • Lentibulariaceae (1179)
  • Lepidobotryaceae (4)
  • Liliaceae (1490)
  • Limnanthaceae (39)
  • Linaceae (107)
  • Linderniaceae (42)
  • Loasaceae (55)
  • Loganiaceae (184)
  • Loranthaceae (231)
  • Lycoperdaceae (45)
  • Lycopodiaceae (14)
  • Lythraceae (829)
  • Magnoliaceae (77)
  • Malpighiaceae (407)
  • Malvaceae (874)
  • Marantaceae (159)
  • Marattiaceae (3)
  • Marcgraviaceae (83)
  • Martyniaceae (17)
  • Mayacaceae (4)
  • Melastomataceae (862)
  • Meliaceae (324)
  • Menispermaceae (120)
  • Menyanthaceae (217)
  • Monimiaceae (74)
  • Monotropaceae (5)
  • Moraceae (528)
  • Morchellaceae (1)
  • Moringaceae (3)
  • Musaceae (251)
  • Myricaceae (37)
  • Myristicaceae (70)
  • Myrsinaceae (529)
  • Myrtaceae (697)
  • Najadaceae (173)
  • Nelumbonaceae (19)
  • Nyctaginaceae (232)
  • Nymphaeaceae (87)
  • Ochnaceae (71)
  • Olacaceae (76)
  • Oleaceae (170)
  • Onagraceae (2463)
  • Onocleaceae (1)
  • Ophioglossaceae (2)
  • Opiliaceae (13)
  • Orchidaceae (8009)
  • Orobanchaceae (942)
  • Orthotrichaceae (1)
  • Oxalidaceae (200)
  • Pandanaceae (2)
  • Papaveraceae (196)
  • Passifloraceae (309)
  • Pedaliaceae (2)
  • Pentaphylacaceae (103)
  • Phrymaceae (154)
  • Physaraceae (1)
  • Phytolaccaceae (64)
  • Pinaceae (1092)
  • Piperaceae (13769)
  • Pittosporaceae (29)
  • Plagiogyriaceae (2)
  • Plantaginaceae (2340)
  • Platanaceae (19)
  • Plumbaginaceae (17)
  • Poaceae (8772)
  • Podocarpaceae (9)
  • Podostemaceae (19)
  • Polemoniaceae (493)
  • Polygalaceae (356)
  • Polygonaceae (5531)
  • Polypodiaceae (4)
  • Pontederiaceae (97)
  • Portulacaceae (144)
  • Potamogetonaceae (1919)
  • Primulaceae (1263)
  • Proteaceae (19)
  • Pteridaceae (17)
  • Quiinaceae (15)
  • Rafflesiaceae (11)
  • Ranunculaceae (1242)
  • Rapateaceae (2)
  • Resedaceae (19)
  • Rhabdodendraceae (4)
  • Rhamnaceae (1171)
  • Rhizophoraceae (26)
  • Rosaceae (2944)
  • Rubiaceae (3140)
  • Rutaceae (337)
  • Sabiaceae (58)
  • Salicaceae (9109)
  • Santalaceae (68)
  • Sapindaceae (351)
  • Sapotaceae (371)
  • Sarraceniaceae (312)
  • Saururaceae (15)
  • Saxifragaceae (268)
  • Scheuchzeriaceae (4)
  • Scrophulariaceae (211)
  • Selaginellaceae (20)
  • Setchellanthaceae (1)
  • Simaroubaceae (101)
  • Smilacaceae (215)
  • Solanaceae (2483)
  • Sphenocleaceae (3)
  • Staphyleaceae (54)
  • Stemonaceae (8)
  • Sterculiaceae (266)
  • Strelitziaceae (1)
  • Styracaceae (31)
  • Symplocaceae (92)
  • Tamaricaceae (1)
  • Taxaceae (25)
  • Taxodiaceae (7)
  • Tectariaceae (4)
  • Theaceae (21)
  • Thelypteridaceae (11)
  • Theophrastaceae (100)
  • Thymelaeaceae (83)
  • Ticodendraceae (5)
  • Tiliaceae (273)
  • Trapaceae (13)
  • Trigoniaceae (11)
  • Triuridaceae (3)
  • Tropaeolaceae (5)
  • Typhaceae (779)
  • Ulmaceae (179)
  • Urticaceae (377)
  • Valerianaceae (125)
  • Velloziaceae (1)
  • Verbenaceae (978)
  • Violaceae (747)
  • Vitaceae (257)
  • Vochysiaceae (24)
  • Winteraceae (5)
  • Xyridaceae (47)
  • Zingiberaceae (102)
  • Zygophyllaceae (52)