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

Red lists of animals, plants and fungi in Germany

Taxonomy and Classifikation of the Worldwide Flora

World Flora Online: Compendium of the world’s plant species

Plants of the World Online: Character and bibliographical database of the world's flora

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

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

African Plant Database of Geneva Botanic Garden

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

IAPT: International Association for Plant Taxonomy

Keys for Plant Determination

eFloras: Online keys of several floras

Flowering plant families of the world

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

Bromeliad Encyclopedia

Ericaceae of Ecuador

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

Visual Plants: Photo and character database of tropical vascular plants

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

Plant Resources of Tropical Africa and Asia: Use of African and Asian 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

PlantZAfrica: Characters of vascular plants of southern Africa

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

Botanical Garden's Association

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


IDB: Worldwide directory of botanical information on the Internet

GIVD: Global Index of Vegetation-Plot Databases

GBIF: Global Biodiversity Information Facility

United Nations Decade on Biodiversity 2011–2020



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