A Checklist of Plants in the College of Medicine Herbarium, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

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27 September 2022
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This is a checklist of plant specimens held in the herbarium at the Department of Pharmacognosy, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria.

Data Records

The data in this checklist resource has been published as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A), which is a standardized format for sharing biodiversity data as a set of one or more data tables. The core data table contains 426 records.

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Nkemehule F, Onuminya T, Ogundipe O (2022): A Checklist of Plants in the College of Medicine Herbarium, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria. v1.0. University of Lagos. Dataset/Checklist. https://ipt-nigeria.gbif.fr/resource?r=cmulherbarium&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: 242176e9-4e40-4068-bdd8-5d5412426991.  University of Lagos publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by GBIF Nigeria.


Checklist; CMUL; Plants; Lagos; Nigeria; Derivedfromoccurrence


Florence Nkemehule
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
University of Lagos
Department of Pharmacognosy, Unilag.
23401 Idi-Araba
Temitope Onuminya
  • Metadata Provider
  • Originator
  • Principal Investigator
Associate Professor
University of Lagos
23401 AKOKA
Oluwatoyin Ogundipe
Victor Oroleke
  • Processor
Technical Assistant
University of Lagos
DEPARTMENT OF BOTANY, Faculty of Science
23401 AKOKA

Taxonomic Coverage

The following groups are represented: Alismatales Aquifoliales Arecales Asparagales Asterales Boraginales Brassicales Caryophyllales Celastrales Commelinales Cucurbitales Dioscoreales Dipsacales Ericales Fabales Fagales Gentianales Icacinales Lamiales Liliales Magnoliales Malpighiales Malvales Metteniusales Myrtales Oxalidales Pinales Piperales Poales Polypodiales Ranunculales Rosales Santalales Sapindales Saxifragales Schizaeales Solanales Vitales Zingiberales

Phylum Tracheophyta
Class Magnoliopsida, Liliopsida, Polypodiopsida, Pinopsida

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 1997-08-26 / 2015-10-08

Project Data

Mobilization of Higher Plants in the Lagos Herbarium

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 Lagos, Nigeria

The personnel involved in the project:

Additional Metadata