[Taxacom] Completion of 'The Plant List'

Vijay Barve vijay.barve at frlht.org
Wed Dec 29 12:01:27 CST 2010

Dear Bob,

This was something we (specially non-botanists) were eagerly waiting for.
The resource is amazing. I am sure it will be used widely. We appreciate the
efforts of KEW and MBG for the same.

Just a curiosity question: What are the strategies to sustain this effort ?
on in user perspective Should I start linking my database to this one ?


Vijay Barve

On Wed, Dec 29, 2010 at 8:55 AM, Bob Allkin <b.allkin at kew.org> wrote:

> 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:
> http://www.kew.org/news/plant-list-complete.htm
> 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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Vijay Vasant Barve

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