Museo Nacional de Costa Rica (CR)

Specialty: Costa Rica, Mesoamerica, and neotropics; tropical ferns; tropical fungi.
Date Founded: 1887.
Contacts: Armando Estrada, Director,,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 7 January 2013
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 191,859 specimen records
  • 112,800 (59%) georeferenced
  • 178,949 (93%) identified to species
  • 281 families
  • 2,364 genera
  • 10,897 species
  • 10,897 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Geographic Distribution
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