Checklist of threatened Ghanaian medicinal plants

Latest version published by Ghana Herbarium on Mar 8, 2021 Ghana Herbarium
Publication date:
8 March 2021
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This checklist was developed at a stakeholders meeting held at the Centre For Plant Medicine Research (CPMR), Mampong-Akwapem on 13th December 2017. The meeting was chaired by Prof. Augustine Ocloo, Executive Director, CPMR, and was attended 22 people including GHATFRAM members. In total, 97 species of medicinal plants were listed as threatened

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Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Asase A (2021): Checklist of threatened Ghanaian medicinal plants. v1.4. Ghana Herbarium. Dataset/Occurrence.


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The publisher and rights holder of this work is Ghana Herbarium. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY 4.0) License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 81a51504-4aa6-41b7-8686-ae34fae95276.  Ghana Herbarium publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by Ghana Biodiversity Information Facility.




Alex Asase
  • Metadata Provider
  • Originator
  • User
  • Point Of Contact
University of Ghana
P. O. Box LG 55
LG Accra

Geographic Coverage


Bounding Coordinates South West [4.653, -3.34], North East [11.049, 0.615]

Project Data

No Description available

Title Increasing data-mobilization capacity to conserve threatened medicinal plants in Ghana
Identifier BID-AF2017-0226-NAC
Funding BID

The personnel involved in the project:

Alex Asase
  • Principal Investigator

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers 81a51504-4aa6-41b7-8686-ae34fae95276