Brazilian Flora Checklist - Flora R package frontend

1. Name options

2. Tweak suggestions

How conservative the name guessing should be? Lower values are less conservative and may result in incorrect suggestions.

3. Life form & more

Checking these boxes will generate duplicated rows if a taxon has multiple habitats, vernacular names, and so on.

4. Paste your taxa

Checking these boxes will generate duplicated rows if a taxon has multiple habitats, vernacular names, and so on.


5. Processed taxa

Columns might be automatically removed from display to fit the width of your screen. IDs are links to taxa on the Brazilian Flora website , which is the source of all data used here. Please cite them accordingly. Threat statuses are determined by CNC Flora and follow the IUCN convention.

The Plant List - TPL R package frontend

1. Name options

How conservative the name guessing should be? Lower values are less conservative and may result in incorrect suggestions.

2. Paste your species

One full name (genus and species) per line. Don't include authorities.


3. Processed taxa

Columns might be automatically removed from display to fit the width of your screen. IDs are links to taxa on The Plant List , which is the source of all data used here (v1.1). Please cite them accordingly. Follow this link for further details on the data.

Brazilian Flora Checklist

API call

Use the /flora method to GET request a taxon using the `taxon` querystring:

http://www.plantminer.com/flora?taxon=Coffea%20arabica

The response is always a json object, even if a match couldn't be made.

Fields

id

Taxon id in the Brazilian Flora Checklist.

scientific name

Full name with authors

original search

Character string supplied by the user and matched against the database.

search str

Character string used internally to query the database. If the user entered a misspelled name and a suggestion could be made, this will not match the original search.

taxon status

Taxonomical status. Possible values are as follows:

  • accepted
  • synonym

notes

Notes about a taxon. Empty string if there is nothing to report. Otherwise, possible values are as follows:

  • `not found`, if a name was not found.
  • `was misspelled`, if a name was misspelled.
  • `replaced synonym`, if a name was a synonym and was replaced by an accepted name.
  • `check no accepted name` if a synonym is not linked to a accepted name.
  • `check no accepted +1 synonyms` if a supplied taxon matches several names listed as synonyms and none are linked to an accepted name.
  • `check +1 accepted` if a synonym is linked to two or more accepted names.
  • `check +1 entries` if a supplied taxon matches several entries in the database.
  • `check undefined status` if a name is neither accepted or a synonym according to the data.

Multiple notes are separated with a `|`

taxon rank

Taxonomical rank of the user supplied taxon. Possible values are:

  • `family`
  • `genus`
  • `species

family

Taxon family according to the Brazilian Flora Checklist

threat status

Taxon threat status according to CNC Flora 2013. Statuses follow the IUCN convention.

The Plant List

API call

Use the /tpl method to GET request a taxon using the `taxon` querystring:

http://www.plantminer.com/tpl?taxon=Coffea%20arabica

The response is always a json object, even if a match couldn't be made.

Fields

id

Taxon id in The Plant List

family

Taxon family according to The Plant List. There is an option to return APG families instead.

genus

Taxon genus

species

Specific epiteth

infraspecific rank

Taxon infraspecific rank

infraspecific epithet

Taxon infraspecific epithet

Authorship

Taxon author(s)

taxonomic status in tpl

Taxon status according to The Plant List. Possible values are:

  • `Accepted`
  • `Synonym`

confidence level

Status confidence level. Possible values are:

  • `H`: high confidence
  • `M`: medium confidence
  • `L`: low confidence

source

Source of the data. Please check their website for a list of all possible sources and how to cite them.

accepted id

id of the accepted name of a taxon in The Plant List. Return only if the user chooses not to automatically replace synonyms.

name

Taxon name without authors.

note

Notes about the taxon matching. Possible values are:

  • `not found`, if a name was not found.
  • `was misspelled`, if a name was misspelled.
  • `replaced synonym`, if a name is listed as a synonym and an accepted name was found.

Multiple notes are separated with a `|`

original search

The user supplied character string.