CHECKLIST

A Checklist of Plants Growing on the Akoka Campus of the University of Lagos, Lagos,Nigeria

Latest version published by University of Lagos on 25 April 2022 University of Lagos
This is a checklist of the existing flora within the University of Lagos, Akoka Campus, Lagos, Nigeria.
Publication date:
25 April 2022
Hosted by:
University of Lagos
License:
CC-BY 4.0

Data Records

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Onuminya T, Ogundipe O, Igbari A (2022): A Checklist of Plants Growing on the Akoka Campus of the University of Lagos, Lagos,Nigeria. v1.0. University of Lagos. Dataset/Checklist. http://ipt-nigeria.gbif.fr/resource?r=unilag_flora&v=1.0

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The publisher and rights holder of this work is University of Lagos. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) 4.0 License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 165def70-7cec-4912-bc70-0ec654d0d05f.  University of Lagos publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by GBIF Nigeria.

Keywords

Checklist; Forbs; Herbs; Grasses; Trees; Wetland; Conservation; Mangrove; UNILAG; Flora; Inventoryregional

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Temitope Onuminya
Associate Professor
University of Lagos
Department of Botany University of Lagos
23401 Akoka
Lagos
NG
+2347030241452
http://www.unilag.edu.ng/botany
Oluwatoyin Ogundipe
Professor
University of Lagos
Department of Botany, University of Lagos
23401 Akoka
Lagos
NG
+2348023201618
http://cebcem.unilag.edu.ng
Aramide Igbari
Lecturer
University of Lagos
Department of Botany University of Lagos
23401 Akoka
Lagos
NG
+234 812 087 8811
http://www.unilag.edu.ng/botany

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Temitope Onuminya
Associate Professor
University of Lagos
Department of Botany University of Lagos
23401 Akoka
Lagos
NG
+2347030241452
http://www.unilag.edu.ng/botany

Who filled in the metadata:

Temitope Onuminya
Associate Professor
University of Lagos
Department of Botany University of Lagos
23401 Akoka
Lagos
NG
+2347030241452
http://www.unilag.edu.ng/botany

Who else was associated with the resource:

Principal Investigator
Temitope Onuminya
Associate Professor
University of Lagos
Department of Botany University of Lagos
23401 Akoka
Lagos
NG
+2347030241452
http://www.unilag.edu.ng/botany
Author
George Nodza
Lecturer
University of Lagos
Department of Botany University of Lagos
23401 Akoka
Lagos
NG
+2348028005129
http://www.unilag.edu.ng/Botany

Geographic Coverage

Samples were collected in various locations across the campus.

Bounding Coordinates South West [-90, -180], North East [90, 180]

Taxonomic Coverage

The collection includes herbaceous plants, climbers, forbs and trees belonging to the families Family Acanthaceae, Amaranthaceae, Anacardiaceae, Annonaceae, Apiaceae, Apocynaceae, Araliaceae, Araceae, Arecaceae, Aristolochiaceae, Asparagaceae, Asteraceae, Bignoniaceae, Cochlospermaceae, Cordiaceae, Boraginaceae, Burseraceae, Cactaceae, Caricaceae, Casuarinaceae, Celastraceae, Cleomaceae, Caryophyllaceae, Commelinaceae, Convolvulaceae, Cucurbitaceae, Cyperaceae, Cupressaceae, Euphorbiaceae, Ebenaceae, Dioscoreaceae, Lamiaceae, Loganiaceae, Loranthaceae, Lyhraceae, Malvaceae, Poaceae, Fabaceae, Combretaceae, Sapindaceae, Maranthaceae, Melastomataceae, Moraceae, Myrtaceae, Nyctaginaceae, Ochnaceae, Orobanchaceae, Oxalidaceae, Papaveraceae, Martyniaceae, Rubiaceae, Pedaliacaeae, Phyllanthaceae, Onagraceae, Portulacaceae, Talinaceae, Rhamnaceae, Sapotaceae, Vitaceae, Verbenaceae, Asphodelaceae, Zingiberaceae, Zygophyllaceae amongst others.

Phylum  Tracheophyta
Class  Magnoliopsida,  Liliopsida

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 2013-03-01 / 2020-12-11

Project Data

This is a checklist of Plants growing within the University of Lagos, Akoka campus, Lagos, Nigeria.

Title Expanding the visibility of the Lagos Herbarium through Digitization and Mobilization of Plant Specimen Data - BID-AF2020-009-INS
Identifier BID-AF2020-009-INS
Funding GBIF-BID Grant
Study Area Description The Project is domiciled at the University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria.
Design Description Data was mobilized from preserved voucher specimens in the LUH.

The personnel involved in the project:

Sampling Methods

Samples were collected using quadrat, line transect or free walking method depending on the location.

Study Extent The study was conducted within the University of Lagos Akoka
Quality Control Replicates were collected at each location using randomization.

Method step description:

  1. Random sampling method was used.

Bibliographic Citations

  1. Nodza, I. G., Onuminya, T.O. and Ogundipe, O.T. (2014). A Checklist of Tree Species Growing on Akoka Campus of University of Lagos, Nigeria. International Journal of Science, Environment and Technology 3(3):1021 – 1034. Nodza, G.I, Anthony, R.U., Onuminya, T.O. and Ogundipe, O.T. (2021). Floristic Studies on Herbaceous and Grass Species Growing in the University of Lagos, Nigeria. Tanzania Journal of Science 47(1): 80-90.

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