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Naturalis Biodiversity Center

Naturalis Herbarium Collections database (WAG)

Type: datasetLicense: not specifiedCategory: biotaScale: 1 / 50000Last update: 6 years ago
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This database contains botanical records either relating to material present in one of the Naturalis collections, or to material that has been or is being used in research projects. The records usually relate to herbarium specimens, but it also contains data on silica-gel samples, wood samples, spirit collections, carpological collections, etc.; rarely to observations only. The Naturalis collections have their strong points in The Netherlands and surrounding countries, Southeast Asia and New Guinea, West- and Central-Africa, Ethiopia and the Guyanas.

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Database has been build over several decades, by different people using different data standards. Not all records completely filled, some might have more problems than others

Purpose: not specified

Data life cycle, according to producer:
Creation date: October 1, 2014
Update frequency: as needed
State: completed


The National Herbarium of the Netherlands (NHN)

Data portal for botanical records of Naturalis Biodiversity Center. Searches are possible on collector, species or taxon levels and geographical selection criteria, including map based searches.

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