UCT: South Africa Seaweeds(1905-2008)

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07 September 2016
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ca. 9000 South African seaweed collections from the Natal herbarium and important South African collections in GENT university (3879 records).

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GBIF Registration

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Occurrence; Specimen


John Bolton
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Project leader
University of Cape Town
University of Cape Town, Botany Department
7701 Rondebosch
Western Cape
Fhatani Ranwashe
  • User
Data Technician
Private Bag X7, Kirstenbosch
7735 Claremont
Western Cape
Fhatani Ranwashe

Geographic Coverage

South Africa

Bounding Coordinates South West [-42.45, 13.55], North East [-20.77, 36.72]

Taxonomic Coverage

No Description available

Kingdom Protista (Algae)

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 1905-01-01 / 2008-01-01

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers 7401f23d-e962-4828-8646-dc4d8cfc2394