A record of Plants used in Treating Dental Diseases in Lagos Nigeria

Latest version published by University of Lagos on Oct 15, 2022 University of Lagos
Publication date:
15 October 2022
Published by:
University of Lagos
CC-BY 4.0

Download the latest version of this resource data as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A) or the resource metadata as EML or RTF:

Data as a DwC-A file download 582 records in English (22 KB) - Update frequency: as needed
Metadata as an EML file download in English (10 KB)
Metadata as an RTF file download in English (7 KB)


This is a record of plants used in treating dental ailments in Lagos Nigeria.

Data Records

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 582 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.


The table below shows only published versions of the resource that are publicly accessible.

How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Onuminya T, Ogundipe O, Igbari A (2022): A record of Plants used in Treating Dental Diseases in Lagos Nigeria. v1.1. University of Lagos. Dataset/Occurrence. https://ipt-nigeria.gbif.fr/resource?r=plantsusedindentalmedicineinlagos&v=1.1


Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

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: 4217ba42-af04-48b2-a28a-436d7ecdfff5.  University of Lagos publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by GBIF Nigeria.


Occurrence; Traditional Medicine; Plants; Dental illness; Lagos; Nigeria; Observation


Temitope Onuminya
  • Metadata Provider
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
  • Principal Investigator
Associate Professor
University of Lagos
23401 AKOKA
Oluwatoyin Ogundipe
Aramide Igbari

Geographic Coverage

The samples were recorded in Lagos, Nigeria.

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

Taxonomic Coverage

Solanales, Vitales, Zingberales, Rosales, Santalales, Sapindales, Poales, Ranunculales, Myrtales, Piperales, Malpighiales, Malvales, Lamiales, Laurales, Magnoliales, Gentianales, Icacinales, Ericales, Fabales, Cucurbitales, Dioscorales, Brassicales, Caryophyllales, Asterales, Boraginales, Alismatales, Arecales, Asparagales

Phylum Tracheophyta

Project Data

Mobilization of higher plants in the Lagos University 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

Alternative Identifiers 4217ba42-af04-48b2-a28a-436d7ecdfff5