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View Resource Two New Species of Clusiella (Clusiaceae) With a Synopsis of the Genus

The Missouri Botanical Garden has placed online a recent, data-rich publication on botanical research in the Neotropics. This publication describes two new species of Clusiella, (one from Costa Rica and Panama, C. isthmensis, and one from Brazil, C. impressinervis); it places one old species from Colombia (C. cordifolia Cuatrecasas) in synonymy; and it brings all eight species in the genus...

http://www.mobot.org/MOBOT/research/mesoamerica/clusiell/clu...
View Resource Synopsis of Chrysochlamys (Clusiaceae: Clusioideae: Clusieae) in Mesoamerica

The Missouri Botanical Garden has placed online a recent, data-rich publication on botanical research in the Neotropics. This publication examines taxonomy of Chrysochlamys, including a key to the thirteen species of Chrysochlamys recognized for Mexico and Central America. The publication is written by Dr. Barry E. Hammel and includes several clear, black-and-white photographs as illustrations...

http://www.mobot.org/MOBOT/research/mesoamerica/chrysoch/chr...
View Resource Kohler's Medizinal Pflanzen

The Missouri Botanical Garden recently released an electronic version of Hermann A. Kohler's 1887 magnus opus, Medizinal-Pflanzen, a three-volume set of "plants of medicinal interest from several European nations." Over 270 chromolithographic illustrations have been digitized from slides and included in this browseable site. The Tour of Illustrations section leads the visitor, one by one, through...

http://www.illustratedgarden.org/mobot/rarebooks/title.asp?r...
View Resource Integrated Taxonomic Information System

Six US federal agencies have worked together to develop an efficient system for naming and classifying all of nature's living organisms. As the basic currency of scientific research, management, and education, ITIS is "a database of the current names and classifications of all biota." The website is organized into three main sections: About ITIS (general overview), Data Access (how to query the...

https://www.itis.gov/mou.html
View Resource The Virtual Herbarium of The New York Botanical Garden

The New York Botanical Garden is in the process of cataloging its numerous specimens and has recently placed online several searchable databases. Search options allow users to search for specific taxa, and typical returns provide brief information (some hyperlinked) including Name (scientific), Location, Collector, Description (brief), Habitat, Publication, Type Status, and Specimen Number (ID)....

http://sciweb.nybg.org/science2/VirtualHerbarium.asp
View Resource West Indian Orchids Catalog

The New York Botanical Garden has recently placed online this searchable database of West Indian Orchids. Containing approximately 5,200 specimen records for the family Orchidacese (from the New York Botanical Garden's collection), the database may be searched by Family, Collector, Country, Taxon, State/Province, and other select fields. Typical returns provide information on Specimen name...

http://sciweb.nybg.org/science2/hcol/wior/index.asp.html
View Resource Seeing the Forest and the Trees: Ecological Classification for Conservation

NatureServe (formerly The Nature Conservancy) has posted this publication on their Website. Entitled "Seeing the Forest and the Trees: Ecological Classification for Conservation," it provides in-depth information on the types of natural vegetation encountered across the US landscape.

http://www.natureserve.org/library/seeingforest.pdf
View Resource International Plant Names Index (IPNI)

A collaborative initiative of The Royal Botanic Gardens (Kew), The Harvard University Herbaria, and the Australian National Herbarium, the International Plant Names Index (IPNI) is a comprehensive, literature-based database of the scientific names and associated basic bibliographical details of all vascular (seed) plants. A dynamic resource intended for use by all members of the botanical...

http://www.ipni.org/
View Resource Northeast Wetland Flora: Field Office Guide to Plant Species

The USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service's Northeast National Technical Center in Chester, Pennsylvania produced Northeast Wetland Flora: Field Office Guide to Plant Species. The guide contains black and white illustrations, full species descriptions (with color photographs, illustrations, and small distribution maps), illustrated glossaries, an alphabetical species list (provides common and...

https://www.nrc.gov/docs/ML0719/ML071980102.pdf
View Resource Terrestrial Vegetation of the United States: Volume 1

The NatureServe (formerly The Nature Conservancy) has posted this publication on their Website. NatureServe offers the publication Terrestrial Vegetation of the United States in two volumes -- representing "the first standardized classification of the terrestrial ecological communities of the United States ever developed at a scale fine enough to be used in making local, site-specific conservation...

http://www.natureserve.org/library/vol1.pdf
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