Forest edible fruits from Cameroon

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This daset represents 1028 occurrence data in Cameroon of some forest edible fruits of Central Africa. It includes a total of 69 plants species distributed into 32 families. The checklist has been extracted from Eyog Matig et al., 2006, then systematically revised. The locality data is extracted from the specimens of the National Herbarium of Cameroon (YA), then the geographical coordinated are added (YA).

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Green Connexion & IUCN, 2018. Occurrence of some wild forest edible fruits of Cameroon. After the project BID-AF2017-01113-NAC.


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GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: fa2cbea9-b277-4254-9743-bac694582106.  IUCN, Cameroon publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by Participant Node Managers Committee.


Edible; fruits; Forest; Cameroon; Edible; fruits; Forest; Cameroon


Jean Paule GHOGUE
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Geographic Coverage


Bounding Coordinates South West [1.67, 8.481], North East [12.726, 16.919]

Taxonomic Coverage

Quelques familles phanérogrames du Cameroun

Family Leguminosae-Mimosoideae

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 1890-01-01 / 1998-01-01

Project Data

Eva coordonne le projet « Developing an Accessible Biodiversity Information System for Sustainable Development in Cameroon” qui vise 3 objectifs spécifiques: - Metre en place une structure nodale au Cameroun - Faciliter la ratification du PA du GBIF par le Cameroun - Publication des données sur les arbres fruitiers, les plantes médicinales, les rotins et les raphiales dans l’ouest du Cameroun

Title Developing an Accessible Biodiversity Information System for Sustainable Development in Cameroon
Identifier BID-AF2017-0113-NAC
Funding Commission Européenne

The personnel involved in the project:

Eva Paule Mouzong

Sampling Methods

Collect, treat and press any specimen

Study Extent Field botanic collection

Method step description:

  1. Collection and treatament

Collection Data

Collection Name Collection Herbier National Camerounais
Collection Identifier YA
Specimen preservation methods Dried and pressed

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers fa2cbea9-b277-4254-9743-bac694582106