Kathryn Kalmbach Herbarium (KHD)

Latest version published by GBIF Secretariat on Oct 27, 2020 GBIF Secretariat

The Kathryn Kalmbach Herbarium (KHD), a collection of over 53,000 vascular plant specimens, is a regional herbarium with a research focus on the species diversity of Colorado and the Southern Rocky Mountain region. The collection also contains species from other areas of the Southwest and those species that are in cultivation at Denver Botanic Gardens. Most of the specimens within the collection have been digitized, and their photographs may be found online. Higher resolution images are also available upon request.

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 55,833 records. 2 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)
    55833
  • Image 
    53016
  • Identification 
    2419

This IPT archives the data and thus serves as the data repository. The data and resource metadata are available for download in the downloads section. The versions table lists other versions of the resource that have been made publicly available and allows tracking changes made to the resource over time.

Downloads

Download the latest version of this resource data as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A) or the resource metadata as EML or RTF:

Data as a DwC-A file download 55,833 records in English (5 MB) - Update frequency: unknown
Metadata as an EML file download in English (8 KB)
Metadata as an RTF file download in English (6 KB)

Versions

The table below shows only published versions of the resource that are publicly accessible.

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is GBIF Secretariat. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/

GBIF Registration

This resource has not been registered with GBIF

Keywords

Occurrence; Occurrence

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Rick Levy
Database Associate
Denver Botanic Gardens 1007 York Street 80206 Denver CO US 720-865-3657
http://www.botanicgardens.org/content/kathryn-kalmbach-herbarium

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Melissa Islam
Associate Director of Research & Head Curator of the Herbaria
Denver Botanic Gardens 1007 York Street 80206 Denver CO US
http://www.botanicgardens.org/content/kathryn-kalmbach-herbarium

Who filled in the metadata:

Rick Levy
Database Associate
Denver Botanic Gardens 1007 York Street 80206 Denver CO US 720-865-3657
http://www.botanicgardens.org/content/kathryn-kalmbach-herbarium

Who else was associated with the resource:

Curator
Melissa Islam
Head Curator
Denver Botanic Gardens 1007 York Street 80206 Denver Colorado US 720-865-3589
http://www.botanicgardens.org/research-conservation/meet-our-scientists/melissa-islam-phd
Point Of Contact
Pam Regensberg
Collection Manager
Denver Botanic Gardens 1007 York Street 80206 Denver Colorado US 720-865-3561
http://www.botanicgardens.org/research-conservation/meet-our-scientists/pam-regensberg-ms
Point Of Contact
Rick Levy
Database Associate
Denver Botanic Gardens 1007 York Street 80206 Denver Colorado US

Geographic Coverage

Colorado and the Southern Rocky Mountain region. The collection also contains species from other areas of the Southwest and those species that are in cultivation at Denver Botanic Gardens.

Bounding Coordinates South West [22.3, -126.63], North East [50.83, -66.2]

Taxonomic Coverage

Vascular Plants

Subkingdom  Tracheophyta (Vascular Plants)

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 1860-01-01 / 2020-01-01