Nepal Herbarium

Nepal Herbarium: Please have a look at the link http://plantdatabase.kath.gov.np/ Not images are uploaded but may be useful to some extent. Yes, it should be useful for Nepal plants. I mean to say all images for listed sp. are not uploaded yet and still in process.  

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Type specimens at BSI, CAL are now online

Type specimens at CAL are now online: Inaugurated today at 5.30 pm. Link: https://archive.bsi.gov.in/ Many thanks for sharing … It will be really useful. It is a good news. Thanks to BSI for making this most important information available to all. This is one good news for India and Indian botanists and others outside India!! Well […]

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Checklist of Flora of Ladakh

Checklist of Flora of Ladakh : 4 posts by 2 authors. Pl. find Ladakh checklist by L. Klimeš and B. Dickoré as published in 2009 as per https://sites.google.com/a/shpa.org.uk/main/flora-of-ladakh?tmpl=%2Fsystem%2Fapp%2Ftemplates%2Fprint%2F&showPrintDialog=1 https://www.butbn.cas.cz/klimes/desert.html I think it may be more reliable as far as Ladakh Flora is concerned. BSI Floras of India may have been published much earlier. It may even be better […]

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Flora of British India available in IBIS Flora

Flora of British India and other old literature available in IBIS Flora : 5 posts by 1 author. Flora of British India and other old literatures are available in IBIS Flora, from which one can copy and paste in our discussions.Here are the steps to follow: 1. Visit home page at https://flora.indianbiodiversity.org/ 2. Select SPECIES […]

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Flora of Nepal

Flora of Nepal- Online accounts : 10 posts by 4 authors. Flora of Nepal- Online accounts is now available online and can be pursued through search or family wise.I think Home page further offers pdf version along with Gallary of images, herbarium specimens etc.  We have to use it extensively as till now we have to […]

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GBIF- A great developments for eFI

GBIF- A great developments for eFI : 1 post by 1 author. GBIF (home page) has been a great development over last few years, not only for the taxonomists but also to the laymen, in particular to eFI.There has been issues in the past in identifications, when we do not get images of a species […]

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World Flora Online (WFO), a successor of The Plant List

World Flora Online (WFO), a successor of The Plant List : 16 posts by 8 authors. The Plant List (TPL) was a working list of all known plant species produced by the botanical community in response to Target 1 of the 2002-2010 Global Strategy for Plant Conservation (GSPC). TPL has been static since 2013, but […]

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Floa of Peninsular India

IISc Launches Online Database Of Plants In Peninsular India : 6 posts by 2 authors. IISc Launches Online Database Of Plants In Peninsular India Read story: https://www.ndtv.com/education/iisc-launches-online-database-of-plants-in-peninsular-india-2003167 wonderful. better late than never. good show Flora of Karnataka done by IISc with Herbarium JCB was quite useful. Let us see how this turns out. Here is […]

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Plants of the World Online (POWO)

http://plantsoftheworldonline.org/ : 27 posts by 7 authors. http://plantsoftheworldonline.org/ POWO now contains all Vascular plant families and is now 97.8% complete for species names.  Worth trying by entering a search. Appears to be better than the Plant List.  Thanks …  This is really a wonderful resource for taxonomists.. great. this is then the avatar Kew has […]

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Flora of karnataka

About flora of Karnataka : 8 posts by 5 authors. Does anyone have Flora of Karnataka or anything related in format of PDF or something? I hope somebody will certainly help you in this matter. May be Digital Flora of Karnataka will help you. Thank you …, As pointed out by …, Flora of Karnataka […]

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IBIS Flora- a very good resource on Indian Flora

IBIS Flora- a very good resource on Indian Flora : 9 posts by 6 authors. Today I had discussions with one of the members of the team (Sh. Arpit Deomurari) who created IBIS Flora. I find it quite a useful resource & adding its links also in the references. What is quite important is that it […]

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Catalogue of Life

Catalogue of Life- an alternative to The Plant List ? : 1 post by 1 author. I think Catalogue of Life was released recently & it’s good to use it in addition to The Plant List, GRIN, WCSP & efloras for a start.   As it has been released recently, it appears to be quite good. I […]

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Pitchandikulam Forest Virtual Herbarium

Pitchandikulam Forest Virtual Herbarium : 16 posts by 5 authors. We would like to share with you our new virtual herbarium, an online catalogue of plants from our region, including local, vulnerable and sometimes endangered species from the native evergreen forests of the Coromandel Coast of Tamil Nadu, as well as other widespread species of […]

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BSI Flora of India

BSI eFlora of India is back: Today I found out that BSI eFlora of India is back, while seeing its reference given by Surajit in one of the posts. Pl. see earlier discussion in this regard at Kudos to BSI for having started work on eFlora of India, way back in 2015, when it was launched. Though very useful, sadly it […]

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