Lacistemataceae Holistic Database


Neotropical Plant Families Database U.K. Communities of Woodland & Scrub Species 2000 University of Reading Herbarium RNG, University of Reading, U.K.


Useful websites



Here you will find other websites that I found useful when writing this website.

Included are herbaria that hold Lacistemataceae specimens.

Also to be found here are useful contacts relating to securing land for indigenous peoples, conservation, sustainable usage of forests, policies and legislation relating to Mexico, middle and South America.


Dr M.'s MSc. Plant Diversity degree, University of Reading, Reading, U.K., also online at Dr M goes Wild

Atlas of our changing environment, Environment for Development, United Nations Environment Programme

Berlin negatives taken by J.F. Macbride, Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, U.S.A.

Biodiversity Heritage Library : A global project by natural history and botanical libraries to digitise rare books and journals.

The BR Herbarium Catalogue, Botanic Garden Meise (National Botanic Garden of Belgium), Meise, Belgium

Burdet H M (1979) Auxilium ad Botanicorum Graphicem homepage online version in French only. Decryption of botanists handwriting and location of their herbarium specimens. Conservatoire et Jardin Botaniques, Geneve, Switzerland. To find a botanist select 'Recherche Simple' heading.

Center for International Foresty Research (CIFOR) , Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR), Bogor, Indonesia

Centro Agronómico Tropical de Investigación y Enseñanza (CATIE), Turrialba, Costa Rica

Commonwealth Forestry Association, Shropshire, U.K.

Conservation International, Arlington, Virginia, U.S.A.

Convention on Biological Diversity, Montreal, Canada

Department of Botany Collections, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, Washington D.C., U.S.A.

Digital Collections, Natural History Museum of Denmark, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

EMBL-EBI - the home for big data in biology, Hinxton, Cambridgeshire, U.K.

What is Encyclopedia of Life (EoL) - video on YouTube, Encyclopedia of Life homepage

Environmental Investigation Agency, London, U.K.

Escuela de Ciencias Forestales, Universidad Mayor de San Simon, Cochabamba, Bolivia

Espanol-Ingles / Latin American Spanish-English: botanical terminology translator, Flora Mesoamericana: online version by Missouri Botanic Garden, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Natural History Museum London<

European Tropical Forest Research Network (ETFRN), Wageningen, The Netherlands

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden Virtual Herbarium (FTG), Florida, U.S.A.

Fairtrade Foundation, London, U.K.

Field (F) herbarium, Botany Collections Database, Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, U.S.A.

Flora Mesoamericana, the online version by Missouri Botanic Garden, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Natural History Museum London

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Rome, Italy

Forest Stewardship Council, Bonn, Germay

Forests and Forestry, Agriculture and Rural Development Department, The World Bank, Washington D.C., U.S.A.

Geneva (G) herbarium and other databases, Conservatoire et Jardin Botaniques, Ville de Geneve, Switzerland

Global Forest and Trade Network (GFTN), World Wide Fund for Nature International, Gland, Switzerland

Global Witness, London, U.K. Investigates and campaigns to prevent natural resource-related conflict and corruption.

Harvard University Herbaria and Libraries, Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

Hedges S B, Kumar S (Editors), TimeTree: the timescale of life, Oxford University Press, New York

Herbarium Berolinense (Berlin) Virtual Herbarium, Botanischer Garten und Botanisches Museum, Berlin-Dahlem, Germany

Herbario Nacional Colombiano - Scientific Collections Online, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogota, Colombia, South America

Heywood V H, Brummitt R K, Culham A, Seberg O (2007) Flowering plants of the world, Kew Books, London or Flowering Plants : a concise pictorial guide (2011), Kew Books, London

Holmgren P K and Holmgren N H (1998 - continuously updated) Index Herbariorum: a global directory of public herbaria and associated staff, New York Botanical Garden's Virtual Herbarium, New York, U.S.A.

House of Lords (U.K.) Systematics and Taxonomy report 2007-8, Science and Technology Committee, London

Illegal-Logging.info, London, U.K.

Index of Botanical Publications Database, Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

Index of Botanists Database, Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

International Code of Botanical Nomenclature (ICBN), International Association for Plant Taxonomist (IAPT), Vienna : The current Nomenclature Code

INSDC - International Nucleotide Sequence Database Collaboration

Inside Wood, The InsideWood Working Group, Libraries and the Department of Wood and Paper Science, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA

Instituto do Homem e Meio Ambiente da Amazônia (IMAZON) (Amazon Institute of People and Environment), Belém, Pará, Brasil

International Association for Impact Assessment, Fargo, North Dakota, U.S.A.

International Institute for Environment and Development, London, U.K.

International Labour Organization, Genève, Switzerland.

The International Plant Names Index (2008 onwards)

International Tropical Timber Organization, Yokohoma, Japan

The International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN), Gland, Switzerland

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources, Cambridge, U.K.

Brach, A. R. & S. Liu. (1996-) Internet Directory for Botany - [http://www.botany.net/IDB/botany.html].

JSTOR Global Plants Initiative: High resolution type specimens and supporting materials, Ithaka Harbors Inc., New York, U.S.A.

Kew (K) Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London, U.K.

Martius K F P von (1857) Flora Brasiliensis online

MICH herbarium, University of Michigan, MI, U.S.A.

MO herbarium (2008 onwards), Missouri Botanical Garden, Missouri, U.S.A.

Naturalis Biodiversity Center - Botany, Leiden, The Netherlands

New York (NY) herbarium, The C.V. Starr Virtual Herbarium, The New York Botanical Garden, International Plant Science Centre, New York, U.S.A.

Nomenclature Name Checker, IRMNG: Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera, OBIS/CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research, Australia

Paris (P) herbarium catalogue, Museum National D'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France

Planet Bob - Youtube video, ASU International Institute for species exploration, Arizona State University, U.S.A. International Institute for Species Exploration homepage, New York, U.S.A.

Plant Resources Center, Lundell Herbarium, University of Texas, Austin, Texas, U.S.A.

Popovkin Alex, Field Botanist, Photographic record of Atlantic Forest, Bahia, Brazil available online at Flickr.

Proforest, Oxford, U.K.

Reveal J R (2009 onwards) Indices Nominum Supragenericorum Plantarum Vascularium, Department of Plant Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, U.S.A.

Roots of Botanical Names, Karen Fletcher, The Garden Gate online website

Russell S (1996 onwards) Scott's Botanical Links, Department of Botany and Microbiology, University of Oklahama, U.S.A.

S herbarium, International Botanical Collections Database, Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm, Sweden

Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama

Species Link Project, bringing together the collections of natural history museums, herbaria and culture of Brasil into one online open access database.

Stevens P (2001 onwards [and more or less continuously updated since]) Angiosperm Phylogeny Website, Version 9, June 2008

Taxacom - Biological Systematics Discussion List, co-managed by Peter Rauch & Jim Beach, hosted at the University of Kansas National History Museum, Lawrence, Kansas, USA

TDWG: Biodiversity Information Standards, hosted by GBIF, Denmark & NHM, London

Tree of Life web project, The University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences & The University of Arizona Library (1995-2005)

Tropenbos International, Wageningen, The Netherlands. To improve tropical forest management for the benefit of people, conservation and sustainable development.

Universal Biological Indexer and Organizer (uBio), The Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

UN-REDD Programme (a network in forest climate policy to Reduce Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

Web of Science for UK Education, Clarivate Analytics, Boston, MA, U.S.A.

World Conservation Monitoring Centre, United Nations Environment Programme, Cambridge, U.K.

World Rainforest Movement, Montevideo, Uruguay

World Resources Institute, Washington D.C., U.S.A.