University of British Columbia Herbar…

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.

Temporal coverages

Formation period: early 1800s-present

Language of Metadata

ENGLISH

Language of Data

ENGLISH

Administrative contact
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
Metadata author
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
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

doi:10.5886/rtt57cc9

Published by

University of British Columbia

Publication Date

Sep 12, 2014

Registration Date

Mar 5, 2012

Hosted by

Université de Montréal Biodiversity Centre

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Canadensys repository

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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… more

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Publisher
University of British Columbia 2329 West Mall V6T 1Z4 Vancouver British Columbia Canada
Principal investigator
Quentin Cronk
Curator, Eudicots
University of British Columbia Herbarium 3529-6270 University Boulevard V6T 1Z4 Vancouver British Columbia Canada
Principal investigator
Sean Graham
Curator, Monocots and Basal Angiosperms
University of British Columbia Herbarium 3529-6270 University Boulevard V6T 1Z4 Vancouver British Columbia Canada
Custodian steward
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
Principal investigator
Jeannette Whitton
Director & Curator, Vascular Plants
University of British Columbia Herbarium 3529-6270 University Boulevard V6T 1Z4 Vancouver British Columbia Canada

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Specimen Preservation method

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References

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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