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Bolus Herbarium Algal Specimen Database
Citation
Bolus Herbarium Algal Specimen Database

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Description
The Bolus Herbarium algal collection is the most comprehensive collection in South Africa. Also a reasonable collection of foreign material form various parts of the world. The latter do not form part of the database material. more

The Bolus Herbarium algal collection is the most comprehensive collection in South Africa. Though housing collections from the whole of the South African coastline and also from Namibia, the estern Cape and Eastern Cape floras are particularly well represented. There is also a reasonable collection of foreign material form various parts of the world. The latter do not form part of the database material. Important collections are those of: Becker (Eastern Cape), Stegenga, Bolton and Anderson, Simons (Western - and Eastern Cape and less importantly Kwazulu-Natal), Engledow (Namibia). Less important collectors are: Tyson, Isaac, Coppejans and SAN PAD (South African Netherlands Programme for Advance and Development). This collection currently consists of 9665 records of 72 families.

Scope
Keywords:
Marine/Coastal

Contributors
University of Cape Town; Botany Department, moredata owner

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AfrOBIS: African Ocean Biodiversity Information System, more

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Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Data collection
Metadatarecord created: 2012-12-10
Information last updated: 2012-12-10
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