Occurrence of some antimalarial plants from Cameroon

Latest version published by IUCN, Cameroon on Jan 24, 2019 IUCN, Cameroon

This daset represents 205 occurrence data of some reported antimalarial plants from Cameroon. It includes a total of 19 species distributed into 13 families. The checklist has been extracted from Adjanohoun et al. (1996) and other scientific papers , then systematically revised using the database for the Tropical African flowering plants of the Conservatoire et Jardins Botaniques de la ville de Génève (http://www.ville-ge.ch/musinfo/bd/cjb/africa/recherche.php?langue=fr). The locality data is extracted from specimens of the National Herbarium of Cameroon and the geographical coordinated are added using the the 1: 200000 IGN maps.

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Green Connexion & IUCN, 2018. Occurrence of some antimalarial plants from Cameroon. After the project BID-AF2017-01113-NAC.

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The publisher and rights holder of this work is IUCN, Cameroon. To the extent possible under law, the publisher has waived all rights to these data and has dedicated them to the Public Domain (CC0 1.0). Users may copy, modify, distribute and use the work, including for commercial purposes, without restriction.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 22b805bb-5b5a-4db8-8ddd-4f7bff767993.  IUCN, Cameroon publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by Participant Node Managers Committee.

Keywords

Occurence; antimalarial; Plants; Cameroon; Specimen

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Jean-Paul Ghogue
Senior searcher
Green Connexion Yaoundé Center CM 237672570272
http://www.greenconnexion-cm.org
Marlène Ngansop T.
Searcher
Green Connexion Yaoundé Center CM 237675365351
Aser Bruno Kenmoe
Searcher
Green Connexion Yaoundé Center CM 237670750921

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Eva Paule MOUZONG
Project Manager
IUCN Yaoundé Center CM 237696611405

Who filled in the metadata:

Eva Paule MOUZONG
Project Manager
IUCN Yaoundé Center CM 237696611405

Who else was associated with the resource:

Content Provider
Eva Paule MOUZONG
Project Manager
IUCN Yaoundé Center CM 237696611405

Geographic Coverage

Cameroon

Bounding Coordinates South West [1.143, 8.438], North East [13.24, 16.611]

Taxonomic Coverage

This daset represents 205 occurrence data of some reported antimalarial plants from Cameroon. It includes a total of 19 species distributed into 13 families. The checklist has been extracted from Adjanohoun et al. (1996) and other scientific papers , then systematically revised using the database for the Tropical African flowering plants of the Conservatoire et Jardins Botaniques de la ville de Génève (http://www.ville-ge.ch/musinfo/bd/cjb/africa/recherche.php?langue=fr). The locality data is extracted from specimens of the National Herbarium of Cameroon and the geographical coordinated are added using the the 1: 200000 IGN maps.

Kingdom  Plantea

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 2018-07-01 / 2018-10-23

Project Data

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
Identifier BID-AF2017-0113-NAC
Funding UE-UICN
Study Area Description Cameroon
Design Description Publication of some data as occurrence data of some antimalaria plants from Cameroon This daset represents. The occurence dataset have 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/)

The personnel involved in the project:

Content Provider
Eva Paule MOUZONG

Collection Data

Collection Name The collection of the National Herbarium of Cameroon
Collection Identifier YA
Specimen preservation methods Dried

Bibliographic Citations

  1. Adjanohoun E., Aboubakar N., Dramane K., Ebot M.E., Ekpere J.A., Enow-Orock E.G., Focho D., Gbile ZO, amanyi A., Kamsu Kom J., Keita A., Mbenkum T., Mbi C.N., Mbiele A.L., Mbome I.L., Mubiru N.K., Nancy W.L., Nkongmeneck B., Satabie B., Sofowora A., Tamze V. and Wirmum C.K.. 1996. Contribution to ethnobotanical and floristical studies in Cameroon. 641p. CSTR/OUA. Ed. Lagos Nigeria . Jean-Paul Ghogue
  2. Jiofack T., Ayissi l., Fokunang C., Guedje N, and Kemeuze V., 2009. Ethnobotany and phytomedicine of the upper Nyong valley forest in Cameroon. African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology. Vol. 3(4). pp. 144-150 Jean-Paul Ghogue
  3. Jiofack T., Fokunang C., Kemeuze V., Fongnzossie E., Tsabang N., Nkuinkeu R., Mapongmetsem, P. M. and Nkongmeneck B. A., 2008. Ethnobotany and phytopharmacopoea of the SouthWest ethnoecological region of Cameroon. Journal of Medicinal Plants Research Vol. 2(8), pp. 197-206 Jean-Paul Ghogue
  4. Muhoya, F.K., Kadima, J.N., Ranarivelo, N., Frédérich, M., Hubert, P. and Djang’eing’a, R.M. (2017) Preliminary Phytochemical Content and Antidiabetic Potential Jean-Paul Ghogue