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Antarctic Biodiversity Database - Flora Observations
Entry ID: Flora1

Abstract: The Antarctic Biodiversity database is a database including collection records of plants collected from the Antarctic, subantarctic islands and other areas around the world. You can search for collections and enter, edit or delete collections. An administration page is available for approving entered, edited or deleted collections and for entering, editing or deleting things such as new flora types, new collectors, etc.
Related URL
Description: General search page for flora collections (Biodiversity Database)

Description: Citation reference for this metadata record and dataset
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1863-01-04
ISO Topic Category
Quality Data can always be added to this database by members of the scientific community, thus it is envisaged that this database will continue to grow. Data was collected from the herbarium of Rod Seppelt (Australian Antarctic Division) and was collated for implementation into a database by Dave Connell (AAD) and Andrea Seppelt (AAD) from January -March 1998. See individual collection records for details.
Access Constraints Stored at the AADC on the Oracle database system. Available through the web at the listed URL's. Species distribution data are published to GBIF.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License

Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at when using these data.
Ancillary Keywords
Data Set Progress
Originating Center
Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution Media: HTTP
Fees: Free
Phone: +61 3 6232 3438
Fax: +61 03 6232 3449
Email: rod.seppelt at
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1999-10-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23