[Taxacom] Floramo: new free Android app for paramo plants

Carmen Ulloa carmen.ulloa at mobot.org
Tue Jan 27 09:07:09 CST 2015


A new smartphone app launched by Missouri Botanical Garden curator Dr. Carmen Ulloa provides a digital field guide for identifying 100 species of wild plants found in the páramo, a unique vegetation type at the top of the Andes Mountains of tropical South America.

Available now for the Android operating system (4.0+; Spanish version also available), Flóramo<https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.lzm.Cajas&hl=en> includes field images, species descriptions, and an identification key using life forms, flower colors or scientific names. Other features include a map with location of species, routes for personalized records; description of the páramo environment; and related search results from the Garden's Tropicos® database.

Read more: http://mobotgarden.tumblr.com/post/108261937233/a-new-smartphone-app-launched-by-garden-curator

View Flóramo in the Google Play store<https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.lzm.Cajas&hl=en>: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.lzm.Cajas&hl=en
--Carmen
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Carmen Ulloa Ulloa, Ph.D. * Science & Conservation Division * Missouri Botanical Garden * P.O. Box 299, St. Louis, MO 63166-0299, USA * Ph. 1-314 577 5168 * Fax 1-314 577-0830 * www.mobot.org<http://www.mobot.org/> *



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