The nature of the measurement, fact, characteristic, or assertion. Recommended best practice is to use a controlled vocabulary.
[KCP note: can we give a specific reference here]?
- Controlled vocabulary: [KCP note: can we give a specific reference here]?
"temperature", "survey area"
[KCP note: the examples are from darwin core: any more botany specific examples you would like to give? I was thinking of for example "leaf length", "leaf width", "number of stamens"]?
LINKS TO RESOURCES, PERHAPS WITH EXPLANATION