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The New York Botanical Garden Herbarium (NY)

Latest version published by The New York Botanical Garden on Aug 5, 2018 The New York Botanical Garden

The William and Lynda Steere Herbarium of The New York Botanical Garden holds a collection of more than seven million preserved specimens. All plant groups--flowering plants, conifers, ferns, mosses, liverworts, and algae, as well as fungi and lichens --are represented in the Herbarium collection, which is particularly strong in New World specimens. Digitization of all groups is underway, with more than 3 million specimens barcoded and 2 million specimens imaged.

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 3,490,135 records. 1 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)
    3490135
  • Multimedia 
    2483561

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 3,490,135 records in English (470 MB) - Update frequency: monthly
Metadata as an EML file download in English (6 KB)
Metadata as an RTF file download in English (6 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:

Tulig M, Ramirez J (2017): The New York Botanical Garden Herbarium (NY). v1.6. The New York Botanical Garden. Dataset/Occurrence. http://sweetgum.nybg.org:8080/ipt/resource?r=occurences&v=1.6

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is The New York Botanical Garden. 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: d415c253-4d61-4459-9d25-4015b9084fb0.  The New York Botanical Garden 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:

Melissa Tulig
Director of Biodiversity Information Management
The New York Botanical Garden Bronx New York US
Joel Ramirez
Web Developer
The New York Botanical Garden Bronx New York US

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Barbara Thiers
Director of the Herbarium
The New York Botanical Garden Bronx New York US

Who filled in the metadata:

Melissa Tulig
The New York Botanical Garden Bronx New York US
Kimberly Watson
Hebarium Digital Asset Manager
The New York Botanical Garden Bronx New York US

Geographic Coverage

Worldwide with greatest strength in tropical America and North America.

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

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers d415c253-4d61-4459-9d25-4015b9084fb0
http://sweetgum.nybg.org:8080/ipt/resource?r=occurences