Wikipedia:WikiProject Plants/Resources

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WikiProject Plants

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Superdomain: Neomura
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
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The following is a repository of resources to aid participants. Always use reliable sources in writing articles, and remember to cite them. Wikipedia policies and the Manual of Style should be consulted when in doubt.

Article structure[edit]

See also: Plant article template

Use the format of any one of our featured articles for inspiration on how to write a good plant-related article.

Useful templates[edit]

Infoboxes[edit]

Templates[edit]

Specific taxonomic databases[edit]

  • {{Taxonbar}} combines several other templates
Plant databases
General databases

Wiki Resources[edit]

Websites[edit]

Classification[edit]

For angiosperm taxoboxes, we generally prefer APG III, although exceptions may be made if more recent information is available.

Likewise, the following sites can help find taxonomic authors and abbreviations:

Non-paywalled journals[edit]

See the caveats on primary sources at WP:PRIMARY (although these journals sometimes run review articles, which are secondary sources, or an article starts by summarizing previous research).

Online searchable flora databases by country or region[edit]

Africa
Australia
Brazil
Chile
China
Ecuador
Europe
Madagascar
Marquesas Islands
Nepal
New Caledonia
New Zealand
  • Landcare Research New Zealand Limited. "Search Flora of New Zealand Series" (HTML). New Zealand Plant Names Database. Landcare Research Allan Herbarium and New Zealand Plant Names Database. 
Nicaragua
Pacific islands
  • Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk Lists many/most invasive non-natives including where they are found (includes Indian ocean islands but I don't think continental Australia, Japan, Korea, etc.)
Pakistan
Papua New Guinea
Peru
Poland
United States
Zimbabwe

Glossaries[edit]

To do[edit]


Stubs[edit]

If the priority articles in the top of this page don't interest you, you can always expand one (or more) of these stubs.

See also User:BotanyBot/Plant stubs for a list of botany-related stubs and their current counts.