This is a record of higher plant collections in the Lagos University Herbarium (LUH)
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Researchers should cite this work as follows:
Onuminya T, Ogundipe O, Igbari A, Kemabonta K (2022): Higher Plant Collections of the Lagos University Herbarium (LUH): Families A - Z. v1.5. University of Lagos. Dataset/Occurrence. https://ipt-nigeria.gbif.fr/resource?r=higher_plants_collections_of_luh_families_a&v=1.5
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This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: ae3c6bed-295c-40a1-98e9-94939e2dcf0f. University of Lagos publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by GBIF Nigeria.
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The Lagos University Herbarium is located at the Department of Botany within the Akoka Campus of the University of Lagos.
|Bounding Coordinates||South West [-37.719, -116.719], North East [43.069, 54.141]|
The collection covers record of Higher Plants in the phylum Tracheophyta.
|Class||Phaeophyceae, Pinopsida, Liliopsida, Polypodiopsida, Magnoliopsida|
|Family||Acanthaceae, Amaranthaceae, Sapindaceae, Lamiaceae, Fabaceae, Ericaceae, Bombacaceae, Apocynaaceae|
|Start Date / End Date||1926-11-28 / 2022-05-27|
Mobilization of Vascular plants in the Lagos University Herbarium
|Title||Expanding the visibility of the Lagos Herbarium through Digitization and Mobilization of Plant Specimen Data|
|Study Area Description||The study is carried out in Lagos, Nigeria|
|Design Description||Data was mobilized from preserved voucher specimens in the LUH.|
The personnel involved in the project:
|Collection Name||Vascular plants of LUH|
|Specimen preservation methods||Dried and pressed|
|Maintenance Description||Taxonomic errors as well as geographic errors observed were corrected.|