Checklist of some rattans and raphia of Cameroon
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Green Connexion & IUCN, 2018. Checklist of some rattans and Raphia of Cameroon. After the project BID-AF2017-01113-NAC.
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Rattans; Raphia; plants; Cameroon; Calamus; Eremospatha; Laccosperma; Ancistrophyllum; Oncocalamus; Calamus; Raphia; Sagus
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|Bounding Coordinates||South West [1.143, 8.306], North East [13.154, 16.479]|
This daset represents 29 taxa (specific and infraspecific level) of some rattans and Raphia of Cameroon, representing 23 accepted names and 06 synonyms. The checklist has been systematically revised using mostly the database for the flowering plants of tropical Africa of the Conservatoire et Jardin botanique de la ville Génève (http://www.ville-ge.ch/musinfo/bd/cjb/africa/recherche.php?langue=fr) and Tropicos (http://www.tropicos.org/).
|Start Date / End Date||2018-10-01 / 2018-12-16|
The project aim to (i) increase national capacity for biodiversity information management in Cameroon and (ii) establish national biodiversity information facilities, including national information management infrastructure and nodal structure in Cameroon. Immediate result is that data on species in Cameroon are made freely accessible online via GBIF.org, and via national channels for local stakeholders, contributing to increase accessibility of data on species in Africa. The expected impact is an improved status of the sustainable development goals in Cameroon.
|Title||Developing an Accessible Biodiversity Information System for Sustainable Development in Cameroon|
|Study Area Description||Cameroon|
|Design Description||Publication of some data as checklist data for rattans and raohia species in Cameroon|
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