Plant species indicating vegetation cover and species richness in three vegetation zones in Burkina Faso

A list of plant species associated with different levels of species richness and vegetation cover, analyzed separately for Sahel, N-Sudan and S-Sudan. The values are based upon data from the West African Vegetation Database, more details can be found in Schmidt & Zizka 2014, Flora et Vegetatio Sudano-Sambesica.

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Field Value
Geographic coverage
Geographic description throughout Burkina Faso
Bounding coordinates
North: 9.0
West: -6.0
East: 2.0
South: 15.0
Temporal coverage
Timestep 2014
Taxonomic coverage
Division Spermatophyta
Other info
Last Updated December 17, 2020, 15:19 (UTC)
Created December 17, 2020, 15:19 (UTC)

Responsible parties

Name Marco Schmidt
Organization affiliations
Senckenberg / UNDESERT project


Name Marco Schmidt
Organization affiliations
Senckenberg / UNDESERT project

Associated party
Name Marco Schmidt

Metadata provider
Name Marco Schmidt

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