This is an occurrence record of medicinal plants used by indigenous people in Benue state, Nigeria for the treatment of snake bites.
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Researchers should cite this work as follows:
Onuminya T, Ogundipe O, Nodza G (2023): Medicinal plants used in treating snakebites in Benue State, Nigeria. v1.3. University of Lagos. Dataset/Occurrence. https://ipt-nigeria.gbif.fr/resource?r=snakebite&v=1.3
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This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 12a0e880-3b75-400d-8800-f3e2b7c4d050. University of Lagos publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by GBIF Nigeria.
Occurrence; Snakebites; Ethnobotany; Medicinal Plants; Benue; Nigeria; Observation
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The study was done in Benue state Nigeria
|Bounding Coordinates||South West [-90, -180], North East [90, 180]|
Collection includes genus Annona, Anthocleista, Buchholzia, Rourea, Ceiba, Cnestis, Detarium, Entada, Erythrina, Gossypium, Lophira, Morinda, Nicotiana, Olax, Piliostigma, Tinospora, Philenoptera
Mobilization of specimen data from the Lagos Herbarium
|Title||Expanding the visibility of the Lagos Herbarium through Digitization and Mobilization of Plant Specimen Data|
|Study Area Description||Lagos, Nigeria|
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