Plant species names
Karen L. Wilson
karen_wilson at RBGSYD.GOV.AU
Tue Feb 17 12:51:45 CST 1998
The Global Plant Checklist of the International Organization for Plant
Information includes authorities. It can be accessed at the IOPI web
The Checklist is still being developed, but it does already include
data on North American, Australian and European plants inter alia,
based on the lists put together by Flora Europaea, ITIS and Australian
Census of Vascular Plants.
Convener, Global Plant Checklist Committee
On Mon, 16 Feb 1998, Michael Ohl wrote:
> Plant species names given on (sometimes extremely small) labels
> ususally lack the author name. Is there any catalog or list of e.g.
> North American plant species available on the internet, which
> includes author names? For example, it was not possible for me yet to
> find the author name of the common Russian Thistle Salsola pestifer
> (pestifera? another problem to be solved) via internet search. I even
> don't know of European catalogs.
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