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LSU Shirley C. Tucker Herbarium at Louisiana State University - Vascular Plants

Latest version published by Louisiana State University Herbarium on May 31, 2017 Louisiana State University Herbarium

Shirley C. Tucker Herbarium at Louisiana State University, Vascular Plant Collection: ca. 159,000 specimens, particularly from Louisiana and the Southeast, but also throughout North America and worldwide through exchange and collections. Families well-represented include Asteraceae, Fabaceae, Cyperaceae and Poaceae worldwide. Significant collections by Fr. G. Arsène, C. A. Brown, A. Featherman, N. F. Peterson, S.C. Tucker, L. E. Urbatsch, I. Vélez, and E. C. Wurzlow.

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 118,109 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 118,109 records in English (13 MB) - Update frequency: biannually
Metadata as an EML file download in English (7 KB)
Metadata as an RTF file download in English (7 KB)

Versions

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Shirley C. Tucker Herbarium at Louisiana State University (LSU)

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is Louisiana State University Herbarium. 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: 56e9c560-bd2a-11dd-b15e-b8a03c50a862.  Louisiana State University Herbarium publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by U.S. Geological Survey.

Keywords

Occurrence; Specimen

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Jennie Kluse
Collections Manager
Louisiana State University 103 Life Science Building 70803-1705 Baton Rouge Louisiana US
http://www.herbarium.lsu.edu/

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Jennie Kluse
Collections Manager
Louisiana State University 103 Life Science Building 70803-1705 Baton Rouge Louisiana US
http://www.herbarium.lsu.edu/

Who filled in the metadata:

Jennie Kluse
Collections Manager
Louisiana State University 103 Life Science Annex Building 70803-1705 Baton Rouge Louisiana US
http://www.herbarium.lsu.edu/

Who else was associated with the resource:

Programmer
Joanna McCaffrey
Biodiversity Informatics Manager
iDigBio Gainesville Florida US
https://www.idigbio.org
Louisiana State University
Collection Manager
Louisiana State University

Geographic Coverage

Worldwide collection, with United States and Canada digitized.

Bounding Coordinates South West [-53.24, -172.07], North East [86.28, 178.75]

Taxonomic Coverage

Families well-represented include Asteraceae, Fabaceae, Cyperaceae and Poaceae.

Family  Asteraceae,  Fabaceae,  Cyperaceae,  Poaceae

Temporal Coverage

Living Time Period 1850 to present