Claiming to be the ultimate guide to plants and where to find them the new edition of the RHS Plant Finder 2012-2013 is now available from amazon.
Data Base Plant List
- The internet has far wider reaching data bases of plants if you care to search.
- The Plant List is the most comprehensive I have yet discovered.
- 2011-2020 is the United Nations decade of bio-divesity and they sponsor ‘The Plant List’
The Plant List Data Base
- The Plant List is the result of a collaboration between the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew and Missouri Botanical Garden
- The Plant List provides the Accepted Latin name for most species, with links to all Synonyms by which that species has been known.
- The Plant List aims to be comprehensive for species flowering plants, conifers and ferns. It also covers Bryophytes or mosses and liverworts.
- The Plant List contains 620 plant families and 16,167 plant genera that currently includes 1,040,426 scientific plant names of species rank. Of these 298,900 are accepted species names.
Other Useful Plant Data Bases
- Global Compositae List
- International Legume Database & Information Service
- International Organization for Plant Information
- The International Plant Names Index (IPNI) is a database of the names and associated basic bibliographical details of seed plants, ferns and lycophytes