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Acanthaceae plant voucher collections held at the National Museums of Kenya, East African Herbarium

Latest version published by National Museums of Kenya on Nov 30, 2018 National Museums of Kenya

Acanthaceae plant voucher collections held at the East African Herbarium, Nairobi, Kenya

Data Records

The data in this checklist 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 17,407 records. 3 extension data tables also exist. An extension record supplies extra information about a core record. The number of records in each extension data table is illustrated below.

  • Taxon (core)
    17407
  • Distribution 
    17407
  • Occurrence 
    17407
  • VernacularName 
    1030

This IPT archives the data and thus serves as the data repository. The data and resource metadata are available for download in the downloads section. The versions table lists other versions of the resource that have been made publicly available and allows tracking changes made to the resource over time.

Downloads

Download the latest version of this resource data as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A) or the resource metadata as EML or RTF:

Data as a DwC-A file download 17,407 records in English (690 KB) - Update frequency: unknown
Metadata as an EML file download in English (7 KB)
Metadata as an RTF file download in English (7 KB)

Versions

The table below shows only published versions of the resource that are publicly accessible.

How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Kang'ethe S, Malombe I (2016): Acanthaceae plant voucher collections held at the National Museums of Kenya, East African Herbarium. v1.0. National Museums of Kenya. Dataset/Checklist. http://ipt.museums.or.ke/ipt/resource?r=acanthaceae&v=1.0

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is National Museums of Kenya. 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: e98db1f8-4115-4259-acbb-4b5cd498d3c8.  National Museums of Kenya publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by GBIF Kenya.

Keywords

Acanthaceae; Acanthus

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Simon Kang'ethe
Database Manager
National Museums of Kenya 40658 00100 Nairobi Nairobi KE +254203742131
http://www.museums.or.ke
Itambo Malombe
Keeper of EA
National Museums of Kenya 40658 00100 Nairobi Nairobi KE +254203742131
http://www.museums.or.ke

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Itambo Malombe
Keeper of EA
National Museums of Kenya 40658 00100 Nairobi Nairobi KE +254203742131
http://www.museums.or.ke

Who filled in the metadata:

Itambo Malombe
Keeper of EA
National Museums of Kenya 40658 00100 Nairobi Nairobi KE +254203742131
http://www.museums.or.ke

Who else was associated with the resource:

User
James Kalema
Makerere University UG
Processor
Lawrence Monda
ICT Manager
National Museums of Kenya Box 40658 00100 Nairobi Nairobi KE
http://www.museums.or.ke

Geographic Coverage

Dataset covers collections from Sudan Tanzania and Uganda held at the East African Herbarium

Bounding Coordinates South West [-10.35, 23.4], North East [21.48, 47.62]

Taxonomic Coverage

Acanthus Family

Family  Acanthaceae

Collection Data

Collection Name East African Herbarium Collection
Collection Identifier EA
Parent Collection Identifier NMK
Specimen preservation methods Dried and pressed

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers http://ipt.museums.or.ke/ipt/resource?r=acanthaceae