Botany Resources and Links

Here are a few of the sites that we consult routinely:

American Society of Plant Taxonomists Links and Databases

http://www.aspt.net/databases/

Angiosperm Phylogeny Website

http://www.mobot.org/mobot/research/apweb/

Biodiversity Heritage Library

(digital biodiversity literature)

http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/ 

Botanico-Periodicum-Huntianum [BPH]

(index of botanical periodicals)

http://fmhibd.library.cmu.edu/fmi/iwp/cgi?-db=BPH_Online&-loadframes

Cumulative Checklist for the Lichen-forming, Lichenicolous and Allied Fungi of the Continental United States and Canada

(checklist of taxa reported for North America)

http://www.ndsu.edu/pubweb/~esslinge/chcklst/chcklst7.htm

Index Fungorum

(mycological nomenclature database)

http://www.indexfungorum.org/names/names.asp

Index Herbariorum

(global directory of public herbaria and associated staff)

http://sciweb.nybg.org/science2/IndexHerbariorum.asp 

International Code of Botanical Nomenclature (Vienna Code)

http://ibot.sav.sk/icbn/main.htm

The International Plant Names Index [IPNI]

(nomenclatural and bibliographic data for seed plants, ferns, and fern allies)

http://www.ipni.org/

Kew Bibliographic Databases

(tool for access to the Kew Record of Taxonomic Literature, the Plant Micromorphological Bibliographic Database, and the Economic Botany Bibliographic Database)

http://kbd.kew.org/kbd/searchpage.do

MycoBank

(mycological nomenclature and associated data)

http://www.mycobank.org/

Myconet and Outline of Ascomycota

(Ascomycete classification)

http://www.fieldmuseum.org/myconet/

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Botanical Links

http://botany.si.edu/references/botlinks/

Tropicos

(nomenclatural, bibliographic, and specimen data in Missouri Botanical Garden databases)

http://www.tropicos.org/Home.aspx

USDA Plants Database

(information about vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, and lichens of the U.S. and its territories)

http://plants.usda.gov/

Flora of North America

(names, taxonomic relationships, distributions, and morphological characters of native and naturalized plants found in North America north of Mexico)

http://www.fna.org/