Mosses and Lichens (Vermorel coll.)

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This dataset is the databased part of mosses and lichens from the botanical collections of the Musée des Confluences (Lyon). It comprises 252 specimens belonging to Vermorel collection. One part of this herbarium belonged to Octave Meryan and Hilarion J. Borel before him. The description of those specimens was made by Victor Vermorel and Hilarion J. Borel. The specimens have not been revised but the nomenclature has been updated.

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Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Audibert C, Neyton L (2020): Mosses and Lichens (Vermorel coll.). v1.6. Musée des Confluences. Dataset/Occurrence. http://ipt.gbif.fr/resource?r=confluences_mousses_lichens&v=1.6


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GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 9d727432-b397-4958-9c3b-7fdd02dfec3c.  Musée des Confluences publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by GBIF France.


Occurrence; Specimen; Moss; lichen; Vermorel; musée des Confluences


Cédric Audibert
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Musée des Confluences
86 quai Perrache
69285 Lyon
Laurette Neyton
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Laurette Neyton
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Musée des Confluences
69285 Lyon
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Geographic Coverage

France, Switzerland

Bounding Coordinates South West [42.033, -4.746], North East [51.234, 10.547]

Taxonomic Coverage

No Description available

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 1859-01-01 / 1919-01-01

Bibliographic Citations

  1. Meyran O., 1912 - Observations sur quelques Mousses récoltées par H. Borel - Observations on some Mosses collected by H. Borel]. Ann. Soc. Bota. Lyon, 1911, XXXVI : 19-23.
  2. Audibert C. & Neyton L., 2019. Note sur quelques collections cryptogamiques au musée des Confluences (Lyon). Colligo 2(2).

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers 9d727432-b397-4958-9c3b-7fdd02dfec3c