University of British Columbia Herba…

Occurrence dataset published by University of British Columbia

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University of British Columbia Herbarium (UBC) - Vascular Plant Collection

Description

This dataset includes all digitized vascular plants in the UBC collection, encompassing approximately 68% of the collection. The UBC Herbarium has one of the world's largest collections of British Columbia vascular plants and is worldwide in scope. At present, the collection includes more than 235,000 accessioned specimens.

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Formation period: early 1800s-present

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Administrative contact
Linda Jennings Jennings
Assistant Curator, Vascular Plants & Algae
University of British Columbia Herbarium
3529-6270 University Boulevard, Vancouver, British Columbia CA, V6T 1Z4 V6T 1Z4 Vancouver British Columbia Canada (604) 822-9740
Metadata author
Amber Saundry
Database Manager
University of British Columbia Herbarium
3529-6270 University Boulevard V6T 1Z4 Vancouver British Columbia Canada (604) 822-3344
Originator
Linda Jennings
Assistant Curator, Vascular Plants & Algae
University of British Columbia Herbarium
3529-6270 University Boulevard V6T 1Z4 Vancouver British Columbia Canada (604) 822-9740

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University of British Columbia

Publication Date

Sep 16, 2013

Registration Date

Mar 5, 2012

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Université de Montréal Biodiversity Centre

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Taxonomic Coverage

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The UBC Herbarium has one of the world's largest collections of British Columbia vascular plants and is worldwide in scope. Of the 235,000 vascular plant specimens, about 52% are from British Columbia. About 18% are from the rest of Canada, with the Northwest Territories and Yukon especially well represented. Specimens from the United States make up about 15% of the collection, with 8% from the five Pacific Coast states (California, Hawaii, Oregon, Washington, and Alaska) and 7% from the rest of the United States. Hawaiian plants are especially well represented. About 15% of the collection is from the rest of the world, with the largest numbers from Great Britain, Finland, China, Australia, Denmark, Japan, South Africa, Taiwan, Russia, Greenland, and Sweden.

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Publisher
University of British Columbia
2329 West Mall V6T 1Z4 Vancouver British Columbia Canada
Programmer
Amber Saundry
Database Manager
University of British Columbia Herbarium
3529-6270 University Boulevard V6T 1Z4 Vancouver British Columbia Canada (604) 822-3344
Principal investigator
Quentin Cronk
Curator, Eudicots
University of British Columbia Herbarium
3529-6270 University Boulevard V6T 1Z4 Vancouver British Columbia Canada

References

Smith, A.R., Pryer, K.M., Schuettpelz, E., Korall, P., Schneider, H., Wolf, P.G. 2006. A classification for extant ferns. Taxon 55(3): 705-731. , http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/iapt/tax/2006/00000055/00000003/art00017

Rai, H.S., Reeves, P.A., Peakall, R., Olmstead, R.G., Graham, S.W. 2008. Inference of higher-order conifer relationships from a multi-locus plastid data set. Botany 86(7): 658-669. , http://www.nrcresearchpress.com/doi/abs/10.1139/B08-062

The Angiosperm Phylogeny Group. 2009. An update of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group classification for the orders and families of flowering plants: APG III. Botanical Journal of the Linnaen Society 161(2): 105-121. , http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1095-8339.2009.00996.x/abstract

Haston, E., Richardson, J.E., Stevens, P.F., Chase, M.W., Harris, D.J. 2009. The Linear Angiosperm Phylogeny Group (LAPG) III: a linear sequence of the families in APG III. Botanical Journal of the Linnaen Society 161(2): 128-131. , http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1095-8339.2009.01000.x/abstract