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Plant Database - Glossary

Species
The name of the taxa matching your search criteria. If this name is a synonym, the latest name for the species is also shown.
Det
The name of the person who determined the specimen to the species name given above and, when known, the year the determination was made.
Leg
The name of the person who collected the specimen and the number the collector assigned to it if this differs from the AAS specimen number.
Collection Date
The date the specimen was collected.
Latitude
The latitude of the collection locality to the nearest minute, given in degrees and decimal minutes.
Longitude
The longitude of the collection locality to the nearest minute, given in degrees and decimal minutes.
Habitat/Locality
A description of the habitat and locality from which the specimen was collected.
Region
The geographic region from which the specimen was collected.
Notes
Any other notes relevant to the specimen.
Herbarium
The herbarium (or herbaria) in which the specimen is held using abbreviations from Index Herbariorum.
Herb No/folder
The number the herbarium has assigned to the specimen (if different from the AAS number) or the folder or collection in which the specimen is held.
AAS name and No
The name of the collection and collection number assigned to the specimen by AAS and used to uniquely identify each specimen in the database.


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