The Missouri Botanical Garden Nomenclatural Database
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Summary
Abstract: The Missouri Botanical Garden (MOBOT) makes available a variety of data for
vascular plants throughout the globe. W3TROPICOS is a catalogue of specimens
and species information. It provides new and improved access to the Missouri
Botanical Garden's VAST nomenclatural database and associated authority files.
Centred around plant names, specimens and bibliographic references, it also
includes types, synonyms, literature, distribution, vernacular names, and
chromosome counts.
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Description: W3TROPICOS provides new and improved access to the Missouri Botanical Garden's
VAST nomenclatural database and associated authority files. In this release
(rev. 1.5), the following information is provided when present (* indicates a
hypertext link to additional information about a name or reference):

Names data
Plant name and authors
Group and family placement
Place and date of publication
Type information
*Basionym, with place and date of publication
*Next Higher Taxon, with place and date of publication
*Other uses of this name
*Synonyms of this name, and *References for the alternate usage
*Homonyms and *Infraspecific names for species

Reference
Author(s) of the publication
Date of publication
Title of the article
Journal or book title
Volume and page numbers
Keywords
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 36.0   S: -23.0   E: 178.0   W: -180.0

Use Constraints While many of these items are made publicly-accessible, they are not all public
domain -- the vast majority of the images, and a number of the texts, are
copyrighted to the Missouri Botanical Garden and a number of other texts are
still copyrighted to their original print publishers and made available here
with permission.

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Data Set Progress
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Originating Center
Data Center
Missouri Botanical Garden Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.mobot.org/

Data Center Personnel
Name: JAMES C SOLOMON
Phone: 314-577-9507
Fax: 314-577-9596
Email: jim.solomon at mobot.org
Contact Address:
Associate Curator & Curator of the Herbarium Missouri Botanical Garden
City: St. Louis
Province or State: MO
Postal Code: 63166-0299
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-08-30
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-05-08
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