Freshwater plants of Cameroon

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28 June 2016

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This is the first set of the Cameroon freshwater plants database, part of the national herbarium of Cameroon's database RIHA, but extracted from the whole Central African Freshwater plant database.

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 1,033 records.

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Ghogue J.-P. (2011). The freshwater plants of Cameroon. From the RIHA (Letouzey database - National Herbarium) database and part of the Central African freshwater plants database. Yaoundé - Cameroon.


Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is Cameroon National Herbarium. publicdomain

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 4584c74a-b6e5-46da-958d-662bcb152934.  Cameroon National Herbarium publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by GBIF Cameroon.




Jean-Paul Ghogue
  • Metadata Provider
  • User
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
The national herbarium of Cameroon
Po. Box. 1601
02534 Yaoundé
237 99 17 17 35

Geographic Coverage

Cameroon south of the Adamawa and East of the Cameroon system

Bounding Coordinates South West [-90, -180], North East [90, 180]

Temporal Coverage

Start Date 1921-01-01
Start Date / End Date 1921-01-01 / 2003-01-01

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