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The vascular plants collection (P) at the Herbarium of the Muséum national d'Histoire Naturelle (MNHN - Paris)

Latest version published by MNHN - Museum national d'Histoire naturelle on Jun 19, 2019 MNHN - Museum national d'Histoire naturelle

The French National Herbarium, estimated at 8 million preserved specimens from around the world, but particularly in France, Francophone Africa, New Caledonia, Madagascar, Southeast Asia, in French Guiana . It also has important collections in light of the history of botany: Tournefort, Jussieu, Lamarck, Adanson, and those of famous travelers as Bonpland, Michaud, Saint-Hilaire, Richard, D'Orbigny etc. The designation at CITES is FR 75A. It publishes Adansonia, a botanical periodical, and journals on the flora of New Caledonia, Madagascar and Comores, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam, Cameroon, and Gabon.

Data Records

The data in this occurrence 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 5,483,066 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.

  • Occurrence (core)
    5483066
  • Identification 
    6399428
  • Identifier
    5794941
  • Multimedia 
    5491639

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 5,483,066 records in French (723 MB) - Update frequency: unknown
Metadata as an EML file download in English (5 KB)
Metadata as an RTF file download in English (6 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:

The vascular plants collection (P) at the Herbarium of the Muséum national d'Histoire Naturelle (MNHN - Paris) Some material digitized by e-ReColNat (ANR-11-INBS-0004)

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is MNHN - Museum national d'Histoire naturelle. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) 4.0 License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: b5cdf794-8fa4-4a85-8b26-755d087bf531.  MNHN - Museum national d'Histoire naturelle publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by GBIF France.

Keywords

Occurrence; Specimen; Plants; Vascular; Tracheophytes; Pteridophyta; Angiosperm; Botany; Taxonomy; Specimens; Collections; Types

Contacts

Who created the resource:

MNHN
Provider
MNHN

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Marc Pignal
Correspondant
MNHN

Who filled in the metadata:

Simon Chagnoux

Who else was associated with the resource:

Content Provider
Serge Muller
FR
Content Provider
Marc Jeanson
FR

Bibliographic Citations

  1. Le Bras, G., Pignal, M., Jeanson, M. L., Muller, S., Aupic, C., Carré, B., … Haevermans, T. (2017, February 14). The French Muséum national d’histoire naturelle vascular plant herbarium collection dataset. Scientific Data. Springer Nature. https://doi.org/10.1038/sdata.2017.16 https://doi.org/10.1038/sdata.2017.16

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers http://doi.org/10.15468/nc6rxy
b5cdf794-8fa4-4a85-8b26-755d087bf531
http://collections.mnhn.fr/ipt/resource?r=mnhn-p