This is a collection of preserved herbarium specimen held at the University of Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria.
The data in this occurrence 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 101 records.
This IPT archives the data and thus serves as the data repository. The data and resource metadata are available for download in the downloads section. The versions table lists other versions of the resource that have been made publicly available and allows tracking changes made to the resource over time.
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Researchers should cite this work as follows:
Onuminya T, Ogundipe O, Ajikah L (2023): Herbarium specimens held at the University of Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria. v1.5. University of Lagos. Dataset/Occurrence. https://ipt-nigeria.gbif.fr/resource?r=pes_herbarium_specimens&v=1.5
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This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 397646fe-2a1f-4f1a-8c67-1640fde10d13. University of Lagos publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by GBIF Nigeria.
Occurrence; Plant Specimen
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The Herbarium is located at the University of Calabar, Cross River state.
|Bounding Coordinates||South West [4.763, 7.965], North East [5.211, 8.663]|
This covers mainly higher plants in the Division Tracheophyta.
|Family||Basellaceae, Bignoniaceae, Euphorbiaceae, Begoniaceae, Bixallaceae, Cleomaceae, Burseraceae, Commelinaceae, Combretaceae, Cyperaceae, Cucurbitaceae, Convulvulaceae, Dioscoreaceae, Fabaceae, Phyllanthaceae|
|Start Date / End Date||1980-02-02 / 2018-08-10|
Mobilization of Nigerian Coastal Biodiversity Data for Publication to GBIF
|Title||Implementation of the Biodiversity Information and data System for Coastal Ecosystems in Nigeria - BID-AF2020-022-NAC|
|Study Area Description||Cross river is located in the South-Southern Nigeria along the coast.|
|Design Description||Data was mobilized from preserved herbarium voucher specimens within the University of Calabar Herbarium, Cross River State.|
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|Maintenance Description||Error detected in the date of a specimen was corrected.|