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DBG Kathryn Kalmbach Herbarium

Latest version published by Kathryn Kalmbach Herbarium (Denver Botanic Gardens) on Jun 26, 2018 Kathryn Kalmbach Herbarium (Denver Botanic Gardens)

The Kathryn Kalmbach Herbarium (KHD), a collection of over 54,000 vascular plant specimens, is a regional herbarium with a research focus on the species diversity of Colorado and the Southern Rocky Mountain region. The collection also contains species from other areas of the Southwest and those species that are in cultivation at Denver Botanic Gardens. Most of the specimens within the collection have been digitized, and their photographs may be found online. Higher resolution images are also available upon request.

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 66,714 records. 3 extension data tables also exist. An extension record supplies extra information about a core record. The number of records in each extension data table is illustrated below.

  • Occurrence (core)
    66714
  • Multimedia 
    64259
  • MeasurementOrFact 
    36708
  • Identification 
    5048

This IPT archives the data and thus serves as the data repository. The data and resource metadata are available for download in the downloads section. The versions table lists other versions of the resource that have been made publicly available and allows tracking changes made to the resource over time.

Downloads

Download the latest version of this resource data as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A) or the resource metadata as EML or RTF:

Data as a DwC-A file download 66,714 records in English (13 MB) - Update frequency: unknown
Metadata as an EML file download in English (9 KB)
Metadata as an RTF file download in English (7 KB)

Versions

The table below shows only published versions of the resource that are publicly accessible.

How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Kathryn Kalmbach Herbarium (KHD)

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is Kathryn Kalmbach Herbarium (Denver Botanic Gardens). 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: 4e22dd77-6ba1-4256-a692-64fecdf38ea7.  Kathryn Kalmbach Herbarium (Denver Botanic Gardens) publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by U.S. Geological Survey.

Keywords

Colorado; Southern Rocky Mountains; Carex; Poaceae; Sclerocactus; steppe; Specimen

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Melissa Islam
Head Curator and Assistant Director of Research and Conservaiton
Denver Botanic Gardens 909 York St 80206 Denver CO US +01 720-865-3589
http://www.botanicgardens.org/

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Richard Levy
Database Associate
Denver Botanic Gardens 909 York St 80206 Denver CO US +01 720-865-3657
http://www.botanicgardens.org/

Who filled in the metadata:

Richard Levy
Database Associate
Denver Botanic Gardens 909 York St 80206 Denver CO US +01 720-865-3657
http://www.botanicgardens.org/

Who else was associated with the resource:

Curator
Melissa Islam
Associate Director of Research & Head Curator of the Herbaria
Denver Botanic Gardens 909 York St 80206 Denver CO US
http://www.botanicgardens.org/
Programmer
Laura Russell

Geographic Coverage

Focus is on the species diversity of Colorado and the southern Rocky Mountain region. The collection also contains species from other areas of the Southwest and those species that are in cultivation at Denver Botanic Gardens.

Bounding Coordinates South West [35.47, -110.3], North East [42.09, -101.78]

Taxonomic Coverage

The herbarium has excellent collections of many plant families including Cyperaceae (particularly the genus Carex), Fabaceae (especially the genus Astragalus), Poaceae, Orchidaceae, Brassicaceae and Ophioglossaceae.

Family  Cyperaceae,  Fabaceae,  Poaceae,  Orchidaceae,  Brassicaceae,  Ophioglossaceae

Collection Data

Collection Name vascular plants
Collection Identifier urn:uuid:ca77be98-2a59-4aa9-bfc1-5ea615f2e6b7
Parent Collection Identifier urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:15415
Specimen preservation methods Dried and pressed

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers 4e22dd77-6ba1-4256-a692-64fecdf38ea7
http://ipt.vertnet.org:8080/ipt/resource?r=khd_vascular