University of British Columbia Botani…

Occurrence dataset published by University of British Columbia

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Summary

Full Title

University of British Columbia Botanical Garden Collections (UBCBG)

Description

University of British Columbia Botanical Garden curates a collection of ca. 12 000 plants representing approximately 8000 taxa from temperate regions around the world. Temperate forest plants of British Columbia, eastern North America and Asia are curated in woodland gardens, while a classic alpine garden displays the diverse flora of high-altitude regions of the world. Other gardens include a Food Garden, a Physic (Medicinal) Garden, an Arbour, and a Perennial Borders Garden.

Temporal coverages

Formation period: 1950s-present

Language of Metadata

ENGLISH

Language of Data

ENGLISH

Administrative contact
Douglas Justice
Curator of Collections
University of British Columbia Botanical Garden 6804 SW Marine Drive V6T 1Z4 Vancouver British Columbia Canada 604-690-4405
Metadata author
Daniel Mosquin
Research Manager
University of British Columbia Botanical Garden 6804 SW Marine Drive V6T 1Z4 Vancouver British Columbia Canada 604-827-5773
Originator
Daniel Mosquin
Research Manager
University of British Columbia Botanical Garden 6804 SW Marine Drive V6T 1Z4 Vancouver British Columbia Canada 604-827-5773

doi:10.5886/f6tdd5ap

Published by

University of British Columbia

Publication Date

Sep 13, 2013

Registration Date

Aug 29, 2013

Hosted by

Université de Montréal Biodiversity Centre

Served by

Canadensys repository

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Alternative Identifiers

  • DOI http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.15468…
  • Source webpage http://data.canadensys.net/ipt…
  • UUID c5da77b7-7423-49a4-a379-f423ea…
  • GBIF Portal ID http://data.gbif.org/datasets/…

External Data

Metadata Documents

9,614 Georeferenced data

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Description

Taxa present in the Garden are from temperate regions around the world, but the living collections are all grown on the University of British Columbia Point Grey campus.

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Other Contacts

Publisher
University of British Columbia Vancouver British Columbia Canada
Principal investigator
Sean Graham
Associated Professor
University of British Columbia Vancouver British Columbia Canada
Custodian steward
Eric La Fountaine
Accessions Technician
University of British Columbia Botanical Garden 6804 SW Marine Drive V6T 1Z4 Vancouver British Columbia Canada 604-822-0969
Administrative contact
Douglas Justice

Taxonomic Coverage

The dataset includes all accessioned vascular plants (seeded and non-seeded) planted within the University of British Columbia Botanical Garden.

KINGDOM
Plantae (Plants)

University of British Columbia Botanical Garden

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Funding

Canadian Foundation for Innovation; ongoing internally-funded by University of British Columbia

Project Personnel

Administrative contact
Douglas Justice

Methodology

Method Steps

Specimen Preservation method

No treatment

Curational Units

  • 8,000 ± 1,000 living taxa