Field Museum of Natural History (F-Botany)

The bryophyte collection at The Field Museum is a major resource for bryophyte systematics, particularly for Central and South American, temperate Australasian, North American and European taxa. The collection consists of more than 200,000 specimens, including 127,614 moss and 51,508 hepatic specimens with a total of 2,284 types. Additional electronic access to F database is available at: http://emuweb.fieldmuseum.org/botany/Query.php

Contacts: Matt Von Konrat, mvonkonrat@fieldmuseum.org
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 20 January 2022
IPT / DwC-A Source:
Digital Metadata: EML File
Rights Holder: The Field Museum of Natural History
Access Rights: http://fieldmuseum.org/about/copyright-information
Collection Statistics
  • 169,550 specimen records
  • 101,289 (60%) georeferenced
  • 113,287 (67%) with images (125,885 total images)
  • 124,613 (73%) identified to species
  • 224 families
  • 1,048 genera
  • 8,222 species
  • 9,208 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics