Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden (FTG)

Latest version published by Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden on 02 May 2023 Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Publication date:
02 May 2023
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Fairchild is dedicated to exploring, explaining and conserving the world of tropical plants. We are one of the premier conservation and education-based gardens in the world and a recognized international leader in both Florida and international conservation. Currently Fairchild has field programs in over 20 countries including support to protected areas in Madagascar and Africa and botanic garden development and renovation projects in South and Central America, the Caribbean and the Middle East.

Data Records

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1 extension data tables also exist. An extension record supplies extra information about a core record. The number of records in each extension data table is illustrated below.

Occurrence (core)

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Jestrow B (2015): Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden (FTG). v7.348. Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden. Dataset/Occurrence. https://ipt.plantatlas.usf.edu/resource?r=ftg_herb&v=7.348


Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial (CC-BY-NC 4.0) License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 832cb04e-f762-11e1-a439-00145eb45e9a.  Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by U.S. Geological Survey.


Occurrence; Specimen


Brett Jestrow
  • Metadata Provider
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Director of Collections
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden Herbarium
10901 Old Cutler Road
33156 Coral Gables
Keith Bornhorst
  • Metadata Provider
USF Water Institute
4202 E. Fowler Ave., CHE 304
33620 Tampa

Project Data

No Description available

Title Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

The personnel involved in the project:

Brett Jestrow

Collection Data

Collection Name Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Collection Identifier urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:15568
Parent Collection Identifier Not applicable
Specimen preservation methods Dried and pressed

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers 832cb04e-f762-11e1-a439-00145eb45e9a