The focus of this site is on angiosperms, although treatments of gymnosperm groups were added in 2005
The Biodiversity Heritage Library-Australia is the digital literature component of the Atlas of Living Australia. Increase the exposure of Australian literature, e.g. by linking BHL-Au to national catalogues, such as the National Library of Australia’s Trove. Scope and undertake new digitisation projects to add new Australian-published literature, or rare literature held in Australian libraries
Botanische Wandtafeln, or, Botanical Wallcharts, show anatomical and morphological details of plants. The Harvard Botany Libraries and Archives own several incomplete sets of Botanische Wandtafeln, among them charts by Leopold Kny, Alios Pokorny, Engleder, Hartinger and Schlitzberger.
These are links to journals in which articles concerning plant biology are published. The sites will almost always have a Tables of Contents available free and may frequently have selected articles, or the entire text online.
Some sites provide free full text; others require registration or paid subscriptions.
The Encyclopedia of Life (EOL) works to provide global access to knowledge about life on Earth. The Encyclopedia of Life gathers and shares scientific knowledge about all living things in a single online resource
The Global Flora is a new international serial for botanical taxonomy, to provide accepted species-level classifications for all vascular plant families. The serial has three series: (A) Angiosperms (following APG IV, 2016); (B) Lycopods, Ferns and Gymnosperms (classification following Christenhusz et al., 2017); and (C) special editions. The first two series will only treat monophyletic taxa on a global scale (e.g. family, subfamily, tribe, genus or section). The special editions series aims to make significant contributions to the body of plant systematic knowledge and typically will be of a global botanical scope.
The purpose of this glossary is to provide definitions that are used in the descriptions and keys of this and other web sites.
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.
Guide to descriptions of new plants species published in seed lists
ILDIS is an international project which maintains a database of plants in the family Fabaceae (Leguminosae) and provides services to scientists and other people interested in these plants
List of Species of the Brazilian Flora. The Instituto de Pesquisas Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro was designated by the Ministry of Environment through the Centro Nacional de Conservação da Flora (CNCFlora) to coordinate and organize Brazil’s working list of known plant species "Lista de Espécies da Flora do Brasil".
Individuals or organisations undertake to document, develop and preserve a comprehensive collection of one group of plants in trust for the future. Most of the collections are based around a related group, for example a collection of oaks or daffodils. This allows the scheme to develop systematic coverage of cultivated plants in the United Kingdom.
Searchable database of woody plants by common or botanical name or other attributes
Cooperative electronic publishing in developing countries, particularly Latin America and the Caribbean countries.
This online database provides integrated access to data on the plants of The Morton Arboretum living collections and herbarium, as well as to our interactive collections map, scanned herbarium sheets, and photographs of living plants. This dataset encompasses more than 222,000 live plants representing nearly 4,300 taxa and nearly 60,000 databased herbarium specimens. The system represents an accumulation of living plant and herbarium information dating back to the founding of the Arboretum in 1922.
Search for description of woody plants based upon various characteristics such as height, light, zone, soil Ph.
The checklist includes 151 Seed Plant families