[Taxacom] Completion of 'The Plant List'
b.allkin at kew.org
Wed Dec 29 08:55:23 CST 2010
The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and Missouri Botanical Garden, announce the completion of The Plant List
As the 2010 United Nations International Year of Biodiversity comes to a close, the Missouri Botanical Garden (MBG) and the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (RBG Kew) announce the completion of The Plant List. This landmark international resource is a working list of all land plant species1, fundamental to understanding and documenting plant diversity and effective conservation of plants.
Completion of The Plant List accomplishes Target 1 of the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation (GSPC), which called for a widely accessible working list of known plant species as a step towards a complete world flora. The Plant List can be accessed by visiting: www.theplantlist.org<http://www.theplantlist.org>.
Full press release please see:
Dr. Bob Allkin
Information Projects Manager
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Email: r.allkin at kew.org<mailto:r.allkin at kew.org>
Tel: +44 208 332 5717
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