Links to External Online Sources


Flora and Vegetation of Germany

Association of Geobotanists in Mecklenburg-West Pomerania

Floristic databases and herbaria in Mecklenburg-West Pomerania

BioCASE portal: Observation and collection data on the flora of Germany

FloraWeb: Character descriptions of plant communities and species growing in the wild in Germany

Neobiota: Information on non-native and invasive plant and animal species in Germany

BiolFlor: Database on biological and ecological traits of vascular plants in Germany

NetPhyD: Network of floristically active botanists in Germany

Documentation Nature and Landscape: Bibliographical database of the library of the German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation


Taxonomy and Classifikation of the Worldwide Flora

The Plant List: Worldwide working list of all plant species

ARS-GRIN: Worldwide list for taxonomy and classification of vascular plants

Tropicos: Bibliographical plant database of Missouri Botanical Gardens

IPNI: International bibliographical index of plant names

ePIC: Worldwide electronic plant information center of Kew Botanic Gardens

The Euro + Med PlantBase: Information on European-Mediterranean plant diversity

SysTax: Taxonomy and classification of botanical and zoological entities

eMonocot: Taxonomy, determination keys, characters and photos of monocot taxa of the world

African Plant Database of Geneva Botanic Garden

APweb: Phylogeny and systematics of the flowering plant families, continuously updated

Worldwide list of vascular plant families and genera

IAPT: International Association for Plant Taxonomy


Keys for Plant Determination

eFloras: Online keys of several floras

Flowering plant families of the world

Flowering plant families of the neotropics

Flora Mesoamericana: Vascular plants of Central America

Fungus, lichen, moss, and vascular plant species of French Guiana

Flora of New South Wales

Flora of Australia Online (under construction)

Bromeliad Encyclopedia

Ericaceae of Ecuador

Ferns of the British Isles

Weeds of the United States of America

Identification and description of fungus taxa


Databases with Photographs and Features of Plants from Selected Areas

JSTOR Plant Science: International photo database of type specimens in herbaria

Flora of Europe: Photo database of vascular plants of Europe

Visual Plants: Photo and character database of tropical vascular plants

Tropical Plant Guides: Photos of herbarium specimens and living plants of the tropics

The Virtual Field Herbarium: Photo and character database of tropical forest plants

West African Plants: Photo database of vascular plants of West Africa

West African Vegetation: Database of vegetation relevés, floristic inventories and dendrometric data from West Africa

Plant Resources of Tropical Africa: Use of African plants

Conspectus of the Vascular Plants of Madagascar (photo database)

Malezas de México: Photo and character database of weeds of Mexico

GrassBase: Character database on the worldwide grass flora

Ginkgo: Database of woody species cultivated in Europe

WISIA: Database of species protected by law

Ex-situ conservation of native wild plants in Germany

Botanic Gardens Conservation International


Botanical Collections and Institutions

Index Herbariorum: A global directory of public herbaria and associated staff

SysTax: Worldwide directory on botanic gardens and herbaria

Botanical Garden's Association

Gardens and plant collections in Germany

Gardens and parks in Mecklenburg-West Pomerania (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Garden Trail)


Miscellaneous

IDB: Worldwide directory of botanical information on the Internet

GIVD: Global Index of Vegetation-Plot Databases

GBIF: Global Biodiversity Information Facility

International Year of Biodiversity 2010

International Year of Forests 2011

United Nations Decade on Biodiversity 2011–2020

 

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