Lund University Biological Museum - Botanical collection (LD)

Occurrence
Latest version published by Lund University Biological Museum on Jul 7, 2024 Lund University Biological Museum

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Description

The scientific collections of Lund Universty Botanical Museum (Herbarium LD) comprise 2.5 million specimens divided into algae & cyanobacteria (102 000), bryophytes (149 000), fungi (63 000), lichens (170 000) and vascular plants (2 000 000). The collections go back to the 18th century and represent more than 250 years of scientific research. Coverage is worldwide with particularly important collections from Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Greece, Turkey, North Africa, South Africa, Zimbabwe and Australia.

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 1,211,508 records.

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Wittzell H (2024). Lund University Biological Museum - Botanical collection (LD). Version 362.842. Lund University Biological Museum. Occurrence dataset. https://www.gbif.se/ipt/resource?r=ld-general&v=362.842

Rights

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The publisher and rights holder of this work is Lund University Biological Museum. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial (CC-BY-NC 4.0) License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: aab0cf80-0c64-11dd-84d1-b8a03c50a862.  Lund University Biological Museum publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by GBIF Sweden.

Keywords

Occurrence; Specimen; Occurrence

Contacts

Håkan Wittzell
  • Metadata Provider
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Assoc. Prof.
Lund University Botanical Museum
Box 117
221 00 Lund
Skåne
SE

Geographic Coverage

Specimens worldwide from Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Oceania and Antarctica. Particularly important collections from Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Greece, Turkey, North Africa, South Africa, Zimbabwe and Australia.

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

Temporal Coverage

Living Time Period 1700-current

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers aab0cf80-0c64-11dd-84d1-b8a03c50a862
https://www.gbif.se/ipt/resource?r=ld-general