Records from the Canadian Museum of Nature Herbarium (The National Herbarium of Canada), including algae (CANA), bryophytes (CANM), lichens (CANL) and vascular plants (CAN).
that geographical co-ordinates in the records are in some cases transcribed from specimen labels, whereas in others they have been derived by CMN staff from secondary sources (georeferencing). No GBIF field is available to differentiate records of each type. If you require this information, please contact CMN staff.
The collection was established in 1776 and continues to the present.
Kingdoms covered include: Plantae.
The National Herbarium of Canada is a global collection of plant and lichen specimens with particular reference to Canada. It includes the world's largest and most comprehensive collection of Canadian Arctic plants.
The western most extent of the collection is: -180.000000°
The eastern most extent of the collection is: 180.000000°
The northern most extent of the collection is: 90.000000°
The southern most extent of the collection is: -90.000000°
Number of specimens in the collection
The estimated number of specimens in the Canadian Museum of Nature Herbarium is 1,081,000.
Of these 255,933 are databased. This represents 23.7 % of the collection.
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Metadata last updated on 2018-08-02 11:24:20.0
Digitised records available through the Atlas
The Canadian Museum of Nature Herbarium has an estimated 1,081,000 specimens.
The collection has databased 23.7 % of these (255,933 records).
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