Coastal Flora of South Eastern Nigeria

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15 October 2022
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This is an occurrence record of coastal flora of South-Eastern 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 378 records.

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Onuminya T, Ogundipe O (2022): Coastal Flora of South Eastern Nigeria. v1.2. University of Lagos. Dataset/Occurrence.


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: f56aa027-c851-4203-8e6d-ef7acd69ec96.  University of Lagos publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by GBIF Nigeria.


Occurrence; Planktons; higher plants; south-east Nigeria; Observation


Temitope Onuminya
  • Metadata Provider
  • Originator
  • Processor
  • Point Of Contact
Associate Professor
University of Lagos
23401 AKOKA
Oluwatoyin Ogundipe
  • Originator
  • Principal Investigator
University of Lagos
23401 AKOKA
Victor Oroleke
  • Processor
Technical Assistant
University of Lagos

Geographic Coverage

The area covered include Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu and Imo states of south-eastern Nigeria.

Bounding Coordinates South West [5.255, 6.46], North East [7.068, 8.745]

Taxonomic Coverage

The dataset includes phytoplankton and higher plants.

Class Zygnematophyceae, Magnoliopsida, Trebouxiophyceae, Liliopsida, Euglenoidea, Dinophyceae, Cyanobacteriia, Chrysophyceae, Chlorophyaceae, Bacillariophyceae

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 2010-10-01 / 2020-07-01

Project Data

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
Identifier BID-AF2020-022-NAC
Funding GBIF-BID Grant
Study Area Description Nigerian Coastal Environments

The personnel involved in the project:

Bibliographic Citations

  1. Lucy Chinomsso et. al (2020) Assessment of water quality and plankton Taxa of Nworie river In Owerri, Southeastern Nigeria. Journal of environmental science, Toxicology and food technology, Vol 14 pp 43-50
  2. Agaoru, C.G (2012). Crustacean Ecology in Opi lake, Nigeria. Unpulished Masters Project in Hydrobiology in the department of Zoology, University of Nigeria. 66pp.

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers f56aa027-c851-4203-8e6d-ef7acd69ec96