Nomenclatural Databases & the Code

     Index Fungorum

     International Code of Nomenclature

     International Code of Nomenclature (Appendices & Proposals)

     International Plant Name Index

     Taxonomic Name Resolution Service (TNRS)

     The Plant List


     USDA PLANTS Database


Specimen Databases


    Consortium of North American Bryophyte Herbaria - ~2500 USF specimens

    Consortium of North American Lichen Herbaria - ~1000 USF specimens

    Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)

    Integrated Digitized Biocollections (iDigBio)

    Macroalgal Herbarium Consortium - ~15,000 USF specimens 

    Mycology Collections Portal - ~500 USF specimens

    USF Herbarium search through Atlas of Florida Plants



    Archbold Biological Station (ARCH)

    Fairchild Tropical Garden (FTG), GBIF (FTG)

    Florida State University (FSU)

    Marie Selby Botanical Gardens Herbarium (SEL)

    University of Florida (FLAS)

    Southeast Regional Network of Expertise and Collections (SERNEC) (incl. FLAS, FSU, FTU, SEL, UWFP)

    Symbiota Collections of Arthropods Network (SCAN)

    Tall Timbers Research Station (TTRS)



   Alabama Herbarium Consortium (AMAL, JSU, TROY, UNA, UNAF, UWAL)

   Atlas of Georgia Plants (GA, VSC)

   Botanischer Garten und Botanisches Museum Berlin-Dahlem (B)

   Consortium of North American Bryophyte Herbaria

   Consortium of North American Lichen Herbaria 

   Field Museum (F)

   Flora Caroliniana (CLEMS, SALK, USCH)


   Global Registry of Biodiversity Repositories (GRBio)

   Harvard University Herbaria (A, GH)


   Kew Herbarium (K)

   Louisiana State University (LSU, LSUM)

   Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle (P)

   Mycology Collections Portal

   National Cleared Leaf Collection (13 USF specimens)

   Natural History Museum (London) (BM)

   New Mexico Biodiversity Collections Consortium (ENMU, NMC, SNM, UNM)

   New York Botanical Garden (NY)

   New York Flora Atlas (BKL, BUF, NY, NYS, ROCH)

   North American Network of Small Herbaria

   Organization for Tropical Studies (HLDG, LSCR, PVUC)

   Red de Herbarios del Noroeste de México

   Smithsonian Institution (US)

   Southwest Environmental Information Network  (ARIZ, ASC, ASU, CCH, COC, DES, GILA, GNCP, MNA, NAVA, TEUI)


   Swedish Museum of Natural History (S)

   Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (MEXU)

   Universidad Nacional de Colombia (COL)

   University of Mississippi (MISS)

   University of North Carolina (NCU)

   University of South Carolina (USCH)


Florida Sites

    Assessment of Non-native Plants in Florida's Natural Areas

    Botany Professor blog - many profiles of Florida moss species

    E-flora Florida (Guide to Florida Plant Life)

    Flora of the Southern and Mid-Atlantic States

    FloraGator - a multiple-entry key for flowering plant family identification

    Florida Association of Native Nurseries (FANN)

    Florida Invasive Species Council (FISC)

    Florida Native Plant Society

    Florida Natural Areas Inventory

    Florida Wildflower Foundation

    Institute for Regional Conservation

    League of Environmental Educators in Florida (LEEF)

    Lichens of Subtropical Florida


    Shirley Denton

    Southeast Wetlands Workgroup

    Southeastern Flora

    State of Florida - Florida Information Locator

    Tampa Tree Map

    Tri-logy - Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services reports

    USF Botanical Garden

    USF Plant Species Catalog (Flora of USF Tampa campus)

    The Water Atlas Program

    Water Management Districts


General Botanical Web Sites

     Angiosperm Phylogeny Group

     Biodiversity Heritage Library

     Biodiversity Information Serving Our Nation (BISON)

     Biota of North America Program (BONAP)


     Botanists' Handwriting Samples

     Flora of China

     Flora Mesoamericana

     Flora of North America

     Flora of the West Indies


     Grass Manual on the Web

     Index of Botanists

     Index Herbariorum

     Plant Illustrations

     Preparation of Herbarium Specimens

     Real Jardín Botánico

     Taxonomic Literature

     University of Florida Herbarium Links and Databases

     US Virtual Herbarium Project