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Brazilian Flora 2020 project - Projeto Flora do Brasil 2020

Latest version published by Instituto de Pesquisas Jardim Botanico do Rio de Janeiro on Mar 21, 2017 Instituto de Pesquisas Jardim Botanico do Rio de Janeiro

In 2010, Brazil published the Catalog of Plants and Fungi of Brazil (see Download at <http://floradobrasil.jbrj.gov.br/>) and launched the first online version of the List of Species of the Brazilian Flora, meeting Target 1 of the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation (GSPC-CBD). This botanical milestone was only achieved due to the commitment of more than 400 Brazilians and foreign taxonomists who worked on a platform where information about our flora was included and disseminated in real time. The "Brazilian List", as it was popularly known, closed in November 2015 with the publication of five papers and their respective databases (see Download as above) dealing with the different groups of fungi and plants. We enthusiastically present, in 2016, the brand new system that houses the Brazilian Flora 2020 project, aiming to achieve Target 1 established for 2020 by the GSPC-CBD. This new project icludes provisions to include descriptions, identification keys and illustrations to all species of plants, algae and fungi known in the country. The Brazilian Flora 2020 project is part of the Reflora Programme and is being conducted with the support of the Sistema de Informação sobre a Biodiversidade Brasileira (SiBBr). At the moment has nearly 700 scientists working in a network to prepare the monographs. These researchers are also responsible for nomenclatural information and geographic distribution (coverage in Brazil, endemism and biomes), as well as valuable data regarding life forms, substrate and vegetation types for each species. The search results on this page include information on endangered species (thanks to the cooperation with the Centro Nacional de Conservação da Flora) and allow access to the Index Herbariorum (due to the collaboration of The New York Botanical Garden). Besides this information, users can also access images of herbarium specimens, including nomenclatural types, from both the Reflora Virtual Herbarium and INCT Virtual Herbarium of Flora and Fungi; as well as images of live plants and scientific illustrations with all images included by the experts in each group. To date (2016-05-31), 46084 species are recognized for Brazil's flora: 4747 Algae, 32800 Angiosperms, 1525 Bryophytes, 5711 Fungi, 30 Gymnosperms and 1271 Ferns and Lycophytes.

Data Records

The data in this checklist resource has been published as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A), which is a standardized format for sharing biodiversity data as a set of one or more data tables. The core data table contains 118,309 records. 6 extension data tables also exist. An extension record supplies extra information about a core record. The number of records in each extension data table is illustrated below.

  • Taxon (core)
    118309
  • TypesAndSpecimen 
    238287
  • Distribution 
    183322
  • ResourceRelationship 
    122760
  • Reference 
    78000
  • SpeciesProfile 
    57289
  • VernacularName 
    8445

This IPT archives the data and thus serves as the data repository. The data and resource metadata are available for download in the downloads section. The versions table lists other versions of the resource that have been made publicly available and allows tracking changes made to the resource over time.

Downloads

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Data as a DwC-A file download 118,309 records in Portuguese (13 MB) - Update frequency: weekly
Metadata as an EML file download in English (11 KB)
Metadata as an RTF file download in English (11 KB)

Versions

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Brazil Flora G (2014): Brazilian Flora 2020 project - Projeto Flora do Brasil 2020. v393.103. Instituto de Pesquisas Jardim Botanico do Rio de Janeiro. Dataset/Checklist. doi:10.15468/1mtkaw

Rights

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The publisher and rights holder of this work is Instituto de Pesquisas Jardim Botanico do Rio de Janeiro. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) 4.0 License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: aacd816d-662c-49d2-ad1a-97e66e2a2908.  Instituto de Pesquisas Jardim Botanico do Rio de Janeiro publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by GBIF Brazil.

Keywords

Checklist; Inventoryregional

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Group Brazil Flora
Authors
REFLORA Program Rua Pacheco Leão 915 22460-030 Rio de Janeiro RJ BR +552132042082
http://floradobrasil.jbrj.gov.br

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Rafaela Forzza
Coordenadora
Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro Rua Pacheco Leão 915 22460-030 Rio de Janeiro RJ BR +552132042082
http://floradobrasil.jbrj.gov.br

Who filled in the metadata:

Eduardo Dalcin
Coordenador do Núcleo de Computação Científica
Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro BR
João Lanna
Rua Pacheco Leão 915 22411-030 Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro BR 21979477285
Rafaela Forzza
Coordenadora
Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro Rua Pacheco Leão 915 22460-030 Rio de Janeiro RJ BR +552132042082
http://floradobrasil.jbrj.gov.br

Who else was associated with the resource:

Author
Brazil Flora Group
Author
Flora do Brasil 2020 BR

Geographic Coverage

Brazil

Bounding Coordinates South West [-90, -180], North East [90, 180]

Bibliographic Citations

  1. FORZZA, R. C., BAUMGRATZ, J. F., Bicudo, C.E.M., CARVALHO JUNIOR, A., COSTA, Andréa, COSTA, D. P., HOPKINS, M. J. G., LEITMAN, P., LOHMANN, L. G., MAIA, L. C., MARTINELLI, G., MENEZES, M., Morim, M. P., COELHO, M. N., PEIXOTO, A. L., PIRANI, J. R., PRADO, J., Queiroz, L.P., Souza, V. C., STEHMANN, J., SYLVESTRE, Lana, Walter, B.M.T., ZAPPI, D. Catálogo das Plantas e Fungos do Brasil. Rio de Janeiro : Andrea Jakobsson Estúdio & Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, 2010, v. 1 e 2. p.1699. http://reflora.jbrj.gov.br/downloads/vol1.pdf
  2. Forzza, Rafaela C., Baumgratz, José Fernando A., Bicudo, Carlos Eduardo M., Canhos, Dora A. L., Carvalho, Anibal A., Coelho, Marcus A. Nadruz, Costa, Andrea F., Costa, Denise P., Hopkins, Michael G., Leitman, Paula M., Lohmann, Lucia G., Lughadha, Eimear Nic, Maia, Leonor Costa, Martinelli, Gustavo, Menezes, Mariângela, Morim, Marli Pires, Peixoto, Ariane Luna, Pirani, José R., Prado, Jefferson, Queiroz, Luciano P., Souza, Sidnei, Souza, Vinicius Castro, Stehmann, João R., Sylvestre, Lana S., Walter, Bruno M. T., Zappi, Daniela C. New Brazilian Floristic List Highlights Conservation Challenges. Bioscience (Washington. Print). , v.62, p.39 - 45, 2012. http://reflora.jbrj.gov.br/downloads/FUNG1.pdf
  3. MENEZES, M. et al. Update of the Brazilian floristic list of Algae and Cyanobacteria. Rodriguésia, v. 66, n. 4, 2015. (DOI: 10.1590 / 2175-7860201566408) http://ckan.jbrj.gov.br/dataset/floradobrasil
  4. BFG. Growing knowledge: an overview of Seed Plant diversity in Brazil. Rodriguesia, v. 66, n. 4, 2015. (DOI: 10.1590/2175-7860201566411) http://ckan.jbrj.gov.br/dataset/floradobrasil
  5. COSTA, D. P.; PERALTA, D. F. Bryophytes diversity in Brazil. Rodriguésia, v. 66, n. 4, p. 1–9, 2015. (DOI: 10.1590 / 2175-7860201566409) http://ckan.jbrj.gov.br/dataset/floradobrasil
  6. MAIA, L. C. et al. Diversity of Brazilian Fungi. Rodriguésia, v. 66, n. November, 2015. (DOI: 10.1590 / 2175-7860201566407) http://ckan.jbrj.gov.br/dataset/floradobrasil
  7. PRADO, J. et al. Diversity of ferns and lycophytes in Brazil. Rodriguésia, v. 66, n. 4, 2015. (DOI: 10.1590 / 2175-7860201566410) http://ckan.jbrj.gov.br/dataset/floradobrasil

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers aacd816d-662c-49d2-ad1a-97e66e2a2908
http://ipt.jbrj.gov.br/jbrj/resource?r=lista_especies_flora_brasil