This dataset includes the specimens of the Catalonian threatened vascular plants conserved in five public Catalonian herbaria (BC, BCN, HGI, HBIL and MTTE). Catalonia is an administrative region of Spain that includes large autochthon plants diversity and 199 taxa with IUCN threatened categories (EX, EW, RE, CR, EN and VU). This dataset includes 1,618 records collected from 17th century to nowadays. For each specimen, the species name, locality indication, collection date, collector, ecology and revision label are recorded. More than 94% of the taxa are represented in the herbaria, which evidence the paper of the botanical collections as an essential source of occurrence data. The dataset has been published in a data paper available in


- Nualart N, Ibáñez N, Luque P, Pedrol J, Vilar L, Guàrdia R (2017) Dataset of herbarium specimens of threatened vascular plants in Catalonia. PhytoKeys 77: 41-62.

The collection was established in 1861 and ceased acquisitions in 2015.

Taxonomic range

Kingdoms covered include Plantae.

Geographic range

The present dataset covers all the area of Catalonia (Spain)

Spanish regions covered include:Spain.

Number of in the collection

The estimated number of is 1,618.

Of these 1,618 are databased. This represents 100.0 % of the collection.

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Metadata last updated on 2017-07-25 07:12:24.0


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Digitised records available through the Atlas

The collections has 1,618 records.
The collection has databased 100.0 % of these (1,618 records).

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