Robert K. Godfrey Herbarium at The Florida State University (FSU)

The collection contains >220,000 specimens that document the distribution and natural variation of plants and algae worldwide, with a special focus on the 2,400 species of plants found in N FL--one of North America's biodiversity hotspots--and the microalgae of Florida's Gulf and Atlantic coasts.
Contact: Dr. Austin R. Mast (
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 24 February 2014
Digital Metadata: EML File
Rights Holder: The Florida State University
Collection Statistics
  • 82,824 specimen records
  • 3,995 (5%) georeferenced
  • 71,132 (86%) with images
  • 74,168 (90%) identified to species
  • 221 families
  • 1,394 genera
  • 4,941 species
  • 5,663 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
The National Science Foundation
This project made possible by National Science Foundation Award 1410069