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Plantae Websites

Members of the kingdom Plantae are characterized by containing the green pigment chlorophyll which enables them to use light as their main source of energy. They include liverworts, hornworts, mosses, clubmosses, quillworts, horsetails, ferns, cycads, gingkos, conifers and the host of flowering plants and grasses that surround us. Green algae are also now usually considered to be plants but will be found in this directory under the category Protista.
Potential contents include descriptions and images of the organisms, classification, anatomy, physiology, distribution, reproduction and life cycle, habitat, biological or ecological aspects of management and endangered-species status.- Category ID : 419074
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Flora Nordica

A search for Swedish and Latin botanical names, classified by family.
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Hong Kong Flora and Vegetation

Discusses plant diversity and adaptations and how plants improve the air and water quality, prevent soil erosion and water runoff, and provide food and shelter for the local fauna. Includes information on plant study sites and trails chosen by the Quality Education Fund and a checlist of plant species.
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Flora brasiliensis

Online version of the series of books produced between 1840 and 1906 by editors Carl Friedrich Philipp von Martius, August Wilhelm Eichler and Ignatz Urban with the participation of 65 specialists. [English and Portuguese versions].
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PLANTS National Database

Online USDA database of information, images, and links on plants in the USA, including crops and invasives. Search by name, geographic distribution, or other characteristics.
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Plants for a Future

Information about a wide range of edible or otherwise useful plants, sorted by names and potential uses. Includes a searchable database.
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Pacific Northwest Plants

Provides a database for plant identification, culture and usage for the Northwest, including native and introduced species and their major varieties and cultivars.
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Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

Glossary of Latin terms used in species names, from abbreviatulus to yunnanensis.
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Flora of Hokkaido, Japan

Distribution maps and a check list of vascular plants found growing in Hokkaido.
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Greek Mountain Flora

A plant database with photographs of the mountain flora of Greece.
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Flora of Northern Ireland

A plant database with photographs, information on rare plants and their habitats, searchable by habitat, species, plant family and common names.
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CalFlora Database

Searchable database all 8375 currently recognized vascular plants in California, including 20000 photographs.
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Illustrated Guide to Arizona Weeds

Online version of the book by Kittie F. Parker.
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Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants

A searchable database compiled by the Institute of Systematic Botany at the University of South Florida with maps, citations, and images and species lists for each county.
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Introduction to the Green Kingdom

Brief introduction to the plant kingdom with links to further information.
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Names in Current Use for Extant Plant Genera

International Association for Plant Taxonomy searchable database.
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International Plant Names Index

Database of the names and associated basic bibliographical details of all seed plants.
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Botanical Word Meanings and Name Derivations

References on California plant names, meanings and derivations from Latin and Greek roots, with biographical information on western botanists and collectors.
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Forestry Images - Plants

Small collection of plant imagery, from University of Georgia.
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Illustrated Flora of North Central Texas

Information including keys, descriptions and illustrations of species available in Adobe pdf format by Shinners and Mahler.
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Hawaiian Native Plant Genera

Images of hundreds of species of ferns, fern allies, and flowering plants, arranged by genus.
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Albion College Vascular Plant Image Gallery

Taxonomically arranged images and summaries of family characteristics.
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Information and photos of many species of caudiciforms - plants with thickened bases.
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Kingdom: Plantae

A growing directory of the hierarchy from Kingdom down to species. Includes descriptive pages on selected species.
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Photo Herbarium

Einar Vaernes has produced a photograph gallery of Norwegian plants that he has photographed near Trondheim.
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Web-based volunteer project to digitize and catalog museum and university herbarium collections held in the UK.
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Provides a virtual herbarium with photographs and descriptions of a range of species, a catalogue of localities and information on endangered and protected plants in the Czech Republic.
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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families

Enter a family, genus, or genus and species to see accepted names and world distribution of plants in 150 families. Maintained by the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, Surrey, UK.
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Publicly accessible botanical database organizing millions of plant specimens, images, and bibliographic references, from the Bioinformatics Department at the Missouri Botanical Garden.
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Flowers in Israel

Photo galleries of Israeli wildflowers and native plants.
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Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research and Australian National Herbarium

Information about the Australian National Botanic Gardens, Australian plants, access to databases on living plants, herbarium specimens and photographs.
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Collection of online floras, including the Flora of China, Flora of North America, Flora of Missouri, Flora of Pakistan, and Trees and Shrubs of the Andes of Ecuador.
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Flora Danica Online

One of the world’s great botanical works, this was started in 1752 but not completed until 1883. The 3,240 engravings in folio of all the wild plants of Denmark are now available online.
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Inventory of the Plants of Pakistan

Information about the project to publish a complete Flora of Pakistan.
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Jordan Flora

Images of native plants in Jordan with no explanatory text.
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Vascular Plants of North Central Florida

Checklist of plants, subdivided by form, with common names.
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Wisconsin Vascular Plant Species

A checklist of naturally occurring vascular plants in Wisconsin with photographs, distribution maps and habitat descriptions.
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Kew Record of Taxonomic Literature

Database of references to publications on the taxonomy of flowering plants, gymnosperms, and ferns.
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Index Nominum Genericorum

A collaborative project of the International Association for Plant Taxonomy and the Smithsonian Institution, providing a compilation of generic names published for all organisms covered by the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature.
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West African Plants

A photo guide and identification tool for vascular plants of West Africa with an easy to use multi-entry key of 18 characters.
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Australian Native Plants

Photographs of Australian plants with fact sheets, distribution maps and conservation notes
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The Bulgarian Flora Online

Provides a brief description and photographs of each species found in the country.
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FloraGREIF: Virtual Flora of Mongolia

Open source project aiming to provide an information source for botanists, plant ecologists and students of botany or ecology working in applied projects.
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FloraBase - The Western Australia Flora

Authoritative scientific information on 12,000 taxa in Western Australia, including maps, images, descriptions, specimen, and nomenclatural information. Requires registration.
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The Oldest Land Plants

Introduction to the first land plants, known from fossils.
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Australian Plant Name Index

Searchable database from the Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research.
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E-Flora BC

Electronic atlas project for the plants of British Columbia, covering life forms from vascular plants to algae, and topics from identification to scientific collections.
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Discover Life - Plantae

Checklists, images, maps, and identification guides.

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