World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in the Catalogue of Life
CitationGovaerts R. (ed). For a full list of reviewers see: http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/compilersReviewers.do (2019). WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (version Aug 2017). In: Roskov Y., Ower G., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Bailly N., Kirk P.M., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., Nieukerken E. van, Zarucchi J., Penev L., eds. (2019). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 2019 Annual Checklist. Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/annual-checklist/2019. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-884X.
DescriptionThese global plant family checklists are facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Each family checklist aims to provide the correct scientific name and includes all known published and accepted species and infraspecific taxa with their synonyms. They include the global distribution both in a narrative form and as the Botanical country codes as defined by the Taxonomic Databases Working Group. Pertinent nomenclatural and other comments as well as life-forms are included. All data have been peer reviewed by nomenclatural, taxonomic and regional experts from accross the world. Poaceae data is derived from Grassbase - the online world grassflora, W.D. Clayton, K.T. Harman & H. Williamson (www.kew.org/data/grasses-db.html).
ContactsGovaerts R. (ed). For a full list of reviewers see: http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/compilersReviewers.do
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Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
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