A checklist of Plants growing in Ibeju Lekki Wetlands, Lagos, Nigeria

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21 December 2022
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This is a checklist of plants growing in wetlands around Ibeju Lekki Local Government Area, Lagos, Nigeria.

Data Records

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Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Fowokan Jackson O, Adeniji H (2022): A checklist of Plants growing in Ibeju Lekki Wetlands, Lagos, Nigeria. v1.0. University of Lagos. Dataset/Checklist. https://ipt-nigeria.gbif.fr/resource?r=ibejulekkiwetlandplants&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: 125366ae-ab6a-476d-998e-a19ad7d619fd.  University of Lagos publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by GBIF Nigeria.


Checklist; wetlands; Lekki; Lagos; Nigeria; Inventorythematic


Olabisi Fowokan Jackson
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Olokun Olosa Oluweri NGO
Ibeju Lekki
Halima Adeniji
  • Originator
Deputy Director
Lagos State Parks and Gardens Agency
Plot 2 Lateef Junaid Dosumu Street, CBD Agidingbi
23401 Ikeja
Temitope Onuminya
  • Metadata Provider
  • Point Of Contact
  • Principal Investigator
Associate Professor
University of Lagos
Department of Botany
23401 Akoka
Victor Oroleke
  • Processor
Technical assistant
University of Lagos
DEPARTMENT OF BOTANY, Faculty of Science
23401 AKOKA

Geographic Coverage

The collection represents Lagos Wetland Flora

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

Taxonomic Coverage

The collection includes the following genera: Abelmoschus, Acacia, Acanthospermum, Aerva, Aframomum, Allium, Aloe, Amaranthus, Anacardium, Antiaris, Asparagus, Aspilia, Brachiaria, Carica, Chasmanthera, Chromolaena, Cissampelos, Corchorus, Curcuma, Cylicodiscus, Detarium, Dioscorea, Elytraria, Ensete, Entada, Eragrostis, Erythrophleum, Ficus, Floscopa, Garcinia, Ipomoea, Jatropha, Kalanchoe, Khaya, Launaea, Leplaea, Macrosphyra, Mangifera, Markhamia, Milicia, Mucuna, Newbouldia, Ocimum, Peperomia, Persea, Phaseolus, Philenoptera, Phoenix, Physalis, Plukenetia, Pterocarpus, Sarcophrynium, Schwenckia, Secamone, Senna, Sida, Solanum, Struchium, Theobroma, Vachellia, Zapoteca and Zingiber

Phylum Tracheophyta
Class Magnoliopsida, Liliopsida

Project Data

Mobilization of Plant specimen data from the Lagos Herbarium

Title Expanding the visibility of the Lagos Herbarium through Digitization and Mobilization of Plant Specimen Data
Identifier BID-AF2020-009-INS
Funding GBIF-BID Grant
Study Area Description The project was carried out in Lagos, Nigeria

The personnel involved in the project:

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