Biorepository: University of Botswana

Institution Information

Index Herbariorum Record: 
Yes
InstitutionCode: 
PSUB<IH>
Status of Institution: 
Active
Additional Institution Names: 
Peter Smith Herbarium
Description of Institution: 

The botanical legacy collection of Mr. Peter Alexander Smith (P.A. Smith) forms the core of PSUB herbarium collection. It represents plants from northern Botswana, in particular the Okavango delta a Ramsar site which was also declared the 1000th world heritage site in 2014.
Other collectors represented within the collection include: D.T.Williamson (whose focus was in the Kalahari), G.E.Gibbs-Russell, G.V.Pope, H. Hiemstra, H.M.Beagle, M.J.Owens, R. C. Biggs (collecting as part of his MA on Chief's Island in the 1970s), T. Muller and W. L. Astle.
Duplicate specimens from P. A. Smith and many of these collectors are cited in Flora Zambesiaca for species distribution in Botswana.

Institutional Discipline: 
Institutional Governance: 
Public, Federal: General
Institution Type: 
Herbarium
Institutional LSID: 
urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:14479
Cool URI: 
http://biocol.org/urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:14479

Institutional Mailing Address

Mailing Address 1: 
PSUB Herbarium, Okavango Research Institute
Mailing Address 2: 
Private Bag 285
City/Town: 
Maun
State/Province: 
(empty)
Postal/Zip Code: 
(empty)
Country: 
Botswana

Collections

Institution Collections

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Project Collections

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Institutional Contact Information

Primary Contact: 

Joseph Madome

Staff Member Information

Job Title: 
Curator of Natural Collections
Area of Responsibility: 
Herbarium Curator
Birth Year: 
1973
Research Discipline: 

Staff Member Affiliations

Name of Primary Institution: 
University of Botswana (IH Correspondent/Primary Contact)
Name of Primary Collection: 

Staff Member's Contact Information

Phone Number: 
+267 6817257
Fax Number: 
+267 6861835
Address 1: 
madome@ub.ac.bw
City/Town: 
MAUN
State/Province: 
North West
Country: 
Botswana
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