In 2010, Brazil published the Catalog of Plants and Fungi of Brazil 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.
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 151,267 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.
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.
The table below shows only published versions of the resource that are publicly accessible.
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Brazil Flora Group (2021): Brazilian Flora 2020 project - Projeto Flora do Brasil 2020. v393.274. Instituto de Pesquisas Jardim Botanico do Rio de Janeiro. Dataset/Checklist. doi:10.15468/1mtkaw
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- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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