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

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.

Summary
Date Published Sep 12, 2014
Version 12 (Latest)
Darwin Core Archive download (17 MB ) 168966 records
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GBIF Registration 07fd0d79-4883-435f-bba1-58fef110cd13
Organisation University of British Columbia
Endorsing Node Canada Biodiversity Information Facility
Keywords
UBC; University of British Columbia Herbarium; Beaty Biodiversity Museum; Canadensys; Canada; British Columbia; collection; herbarium; specimens; vascular plants; Occurrence; Specimen
Language
Metadata Language English
Resource Language English
Resource Contact
NameLinda Jennings
PositionAssistant Curator, Vascular Plants & Algae
OrganisationUniversity of British Columbia Herbarium
Address 3529-6270 University Boulevard, Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA, Postal Code: V6T 1Z4
Contactlinda.jennings@beatymuseum.ubc.ca Telephone: (604) 822-9740
Home Pagehttp://www.biodiversity.ubc.ca/museum/herbarium/
Resource Creator
NameLinda Jennings
PositionAssistant Curator, Vascular Plants & Algae
OrganisationUniversity of British Columbia Herbarium
Address 3529-6270 University Boulevard, Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA, Postal Code: V6T 1Z4
Contactlinda.jennings@beatymuseum.ubc.ca Telephone: (604) 822-9740
Home Pagehttp://www.biodiversity.ubc.ca/museum/herbarium/
Metadata Provider
NameLinda Jennings
PositionAssistant Curator, Vascular Plants & Algae
OrganisationUniversity of British Columbia Herbarium
Address 3529-6270 University Boulevard, Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA, Postal Code: V6T 1Z4
Contactlinda.jennings@beatymuseum.ubc.ca Telephone: (604) 822-9740
Home Pagehttp://www.biodiversity.ubc.ca/museum/herbarium/
Associated Party 1
NameJeannette Whitton
PositionDirector & Curator, Vascular Plants
OrganisationUniversity of British Columbia Herbarium
Address 3529-6270 University Boulevard, Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA, Postal Code: V6T 1Z4
Contactjeannette.whitton@botany.ubc.ca
Home Pagehttp://www.botany.ubc.ca/people/jwhitton.html
Role Principal Investigator
Associated Party 2
NameLinda Jennings
PositionAssistant Curator, Vascular Plants & Algae
OrganisationUniversity of British Columbia Herbarium
Address 3529-6270 University Boulevard, Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA, Postal Code: V6T 1Z4
Contactlinda.jennings@beatymuseum.ubc.ca Telephone: (604) 822-9740
Home Pagehttp://www.biodiversity.ubc.ca/museum/herbarium/
Role Custodian Steward
Associated Party 3
NameSean Graham
PositionCurator, Monocots and Basal Angiosperms
OrganisationUniversity of British Columbia Herbarium
Address 3529-6270 University Boulevard, Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA, Postal Code: V6T 1Z4
Contactsean.graham@ubc.ca
Home Pagehttp://www.botany.ubc.ca/people/sgraham.html
Role Principal Investigator
Associated Party 4
NameQuentin Cronk
PositionCurator, Eudicots
OrganisationUniversity of British Columbia Herbarium
Address 3529-6270 University Boulevard, Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA, Postal Code: V6T 1Z4
Contactquentin.cronk@ubc.ca
Home Pagehttp://cronklab.wikidot.com/
Role Principal Investigator
Associated Party 5
OrganisationUniversity of British Columbia
Address 2329 West Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA, Postal Code: V6T 1Z4
Role Publisher
Geographic Coverage
DescriptionThe 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.
Bounding Coordinates-90, 90 / -180, 180 (min, max Latitude / min, max Longitude)
Taxonomic Coverage
Description No Description available
Kingdom Plantae (Plants)
Temporal Coverage
Formation Periodearly 1800s-present
Citations
Citation Identifier doi:10.5886/rtt57cc9
Resource Citation University of British Columbia Herbarium (UBC). http://dx.doi.org/10.5886/rtt57cc9. (consulted on [date])
Citation Identifier http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/iapt/tax/2006/00000055/00000003/art00017
Citation 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.
Citation Identifier http://www.nrcresearchpress.com/doi/abs/10.1139/B08-062
Citation 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.
Citation Identifier http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1095-8339.2009.00996.x/abstract
Citation 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.
Citation Identifier http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1095-8339.2009.01000.x/abstract
Citation 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.
Collection Data
Collection NameUniversity of British Columbia Herbarium (UBC) - Vascular Plant Collection
Collection IdentifierUBC
Parent Collection IdentifierUBC
Specimen preservation method Mounted
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