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Manchester Museum, University of Manchester, Botany Collection

Latest version published by Manchester Museum, University of Manchester on Nov 2, 2018 Manchester Museum, University of Manchester

Containing around three-quarters of a million specimens, the botanical collection forms a physical record of where plants and fungi have been found. The Museum collection has grown from the mid-19th century onwards as people with a passion for the natural world have donated their personal collections. The backbone of the collection was created by merging three large private collections from James Cosmo Melvill (worldwide plants donated in 1904), Leopold Hartley Grindon (cultivated plants donated in 1910) and Charles Bailey (European plants donated in 1917). The most recent significant addition has been the collection of British brambles donated by Alan Newton in 2012.

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 134,540 records.

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

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Data as a DwC-A file download 134,540 records in English (9 MB) - Update frequency: unknown
Metadata as an EML file download in English (8 KB)
Metadata as an RTF file download in English (6 KB)

Versions

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Manchester Museum, University of Manchester, Botany Collection

Rights

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The publisher and rights holder of this work is Manchester Museum, University of Manchester. 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: 4f64e2fc-a84b-49f6-802f-e48f725717d7.  Manchester Museum, University of Manchester publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by VertNet.

Keywords

Occurrence; Specimen

Contacts

Who created the resource:

John Peel
Collection Information Manager
Manchester Museum, University of Manchester Oxford Road M13 9PL Manchester GB 0161 235 8892
http://www.museum.manchester.ac.uk/

Who can answer questions about the resource:

John Peel
Collection Information Manager
Manchester Museum, University of Manchester Oxford Road M13 9PL Manchester GB 0161 235 8892
http://www.museum.manchester.ac.uk/

Who filled in the metadata:

John Peel
Collection Information Manager
Manchester Museum, University of Manchester Oxford Road M13 9PL Manchester GB 0161 235 8892
http://www.museum.manchester.ac.uk/

Who else was associated with the resource:

Programmer
David Bloom
VertNet Coordinator
http://www.vertnet.org
Programmer
John Wieczorek
Information Architect
http://www.vertnet.org
Rachel Webster
Curator of Botany
Manchester Museum, University of Manchester Oxford Road M13 9PL Manchester GB 0161 275 2671
http://www.museum.manchester.ac.uk/
Lindsay Loughtman
Curatorial Assistant (Botany)
Manchester Museum, University of Manchester Oxford Road M13 9PL Manchester GB 0161 275 2672
http://www.museum.manchester.ac.uk/

Geographic Coverage

Global coverage with emphasis in worldwide plants donated in 1904, cultivated plants donated in 1910, European plants donated in 1917, and British brambles donated in 2012.

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

Taxonomic Coverage

No Description available

Kingdom  Plantae