Access to articles about gardens and plants. Topics include horticulture, botany, garden and landscape design & history, ecology, plant and garden conservation, garden management, and horticultural therapy. Covers a wide range of serial titles including general gardening titles of national, international, and regional interest, and titles devoted to specialty gardens and plant groups. Indexed and abstracted are more than 500 core titles.
New York Botanical Garden authorized users only.
BGCI's Garden Search gives free public access to our searchable database of over 2500 gardens. You can search by country, plus you can see who is a BGCI Member, who has registered with the IABGC and more. The database gives contact information but you can also find out about plant collections, facilities, education programmes and much more. Links can also be found to articles in our archives involving the garden in question. The Garden Search also includes gene banks and botanic garden network organisations.
GBIF is an international organisation that is working to make the world's biodiversity data accessible everywhere in the world. GBIF makes available data that are shared by hundreds of data publishers from around the world with the provision that users of any data accessed through or retrieved via the GBIF Portal will always give credit to the original data publishers.
GenBank® is the NIH genetic sequence database, an annotated collection of all publicly available DNA sequences
The database is the official repository of foreign place-name decisions approved by the US BGN. Approximately 20,000 of the database's features are updated monthly. Geographic Area of Coverage: Worldwide excluding the United States and Antarctica. For names in the U.S. and Antarctica, visit the United States Geological Survey (USGS) Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) web site.
The purpose of this glossary is to provide definitions that are used in the descriptions and keys of this and other web sites.
Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites.
U.S. government publications
The Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin is intended to help taxonomists prepare Latin diagnoses and descriptions of new taxa, and to read certain published Latin scientific literature, primarily in botany. It is a compendium from many sources of botanically useful words, enhanced with examples of usage, and interspersed with annotations, explanations, observations, and grammatical guides.
The Nomenclature database currently holds over 60,000 names. The database: * provides lists of names for any given genus, geographical region or genus within a geographical region; * finds the accepted name, synonyms and distribution for any given name. * links to the GrassBase description for the accepted name of of any species.
GreenFILE is a freely accessible research database focusing on the relationship between human beings and the environment. Information on topics ranging from global warming to recycling to alternate fuel sources. Comprised of scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports, focusing on the connection between the environment and disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology.
Guide to descriptions of new plants species published in seed lists