Global Plants (from JSTOR)
What is it? lobal Plants contains the contributed collections of more than 270 herbaria from around the globe. Herbaria preserve plant type specimens that are used for the study of botany, ecology, and other plant science disciplines. Plant type specimens are in great demand for scientific study because of their pivotal role as original vouchers of nomenclature. They also act as a historical record of changes in various flora. There are nearly two million high-resolution type specimens currently in the Global Plants database, and this number will continue to grow.
Why use it? Global Plants is a community-contributed database where worldwide herbaria can share their plant type specimens, experts can determine and update naming structures, students can discover and learn about plants in context, and a record of plant life can be
Access: Available on networked computers on the MSU campus in Bozeman and via the proxy server. Unlimited number of simultaneous users.
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Subjects: Agriculture, Environmental Science, trial archive
Last updated: 2014-09-24 23:21:52 by Doralyn Rossmann