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ready Herbarium information standards and protocols for interchange of data

Abbreviation: HISPID3

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The 'Herbarium Information Standards and Protocols for Interchange of Data' (HISPID) is a standard format for the interchange of electronic herbarium specimen information. HISPID has been developed by a committee of representatives from all major Australian herbaria. This interchange standard was first published in 1989, with a revised version published in 1993./nHISPID3 (version 3) is an accession-based interchange standard. Although many fields refer to attributes of the taxon they should be construed as applying to the specimen represented by the record, not to the taxon per se. The interchange of taxonomic, nomenclatural, bibliographic, typification, rare and endangered plant conservation, and other related information is not dealt with in this standard, unless it specifically refers to a particular accession (record). While this standard is still in use, it is no longer actively maintained (labelled as prior on the TDWG website).


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Created in 1989

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How to cite this record HISPID3; Herbarium information standards and protocols for interchange of data; DOI:; Last edited: March 12, 2020, 4:18 p.m.; Last accessed: Dec 05 2021 12:22 a.m.

Record added: Oct. 6, 2015, 4 p.m.
Record updated: March 11, 2020, 9:15 a.m. by The FAIRsharing Team.

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