Vascular plant herbarium, Tromsø Museum

Latest version published by UiT The Arctic University of Norway on Jan 17, 2021 UiT The Arctic University of Norway

The vascular plant herbarium at Tromsø Museum.

More than 90% of the specimens are from the Norwegian mainland, and of these ~80-85% are from Finnmark, Troms and Nordland. The vascular plant herbarium also contains valuable collections from the other Nordic countries as well as the arctic. The herbarium contains around 7000 specimens from Jan Mayen, arctic Canada, Alaska, Svalbard and Bjørnøya.

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 174,908 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)
  • Multimedia 

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Data as a DwC-A file download 174,908 records in English (14 MB) - Update frequency: irregular
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GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: d0aa984e-c6d3-45ee-8fc0-df1df8f4126b.  UiT The Arctic University of Norway publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by GBIF Norway.


Occurrence; Specimen; Occurrence


Who created the resource:

Tromsø Museum
Tromsø Museum NO

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Heini Emilia Rämä
Tromsø Museum NO

Who filled in the metadata:

GBIF Norway
GBIF Norway Sars gate 1 0562 Oslo Norway NO +4722851620

Who else was associated with the resource:

GBIF Norway
GBIF Norway Sars gate 1 0562 Oslo Norway NO 22851620

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers d0aa984e-c6d3-45ee-8fc0-df1df8f4126b