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Nomenclatural Indices & Repositories

Use the links below to access indices of names of organisms and repositories for registration of names and nomenclatural acts.

A collaborative project between IAPT and the Smithsonian Institution, this is a compilation of published generic names for all organisms (including fossils) covered by the International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi, and plants.

A collaborative project between IAPT and the Norton-Brown Herbarium of the University of Maryland, comprising indices of vascular plant names above the rank of genus.

Names of vascular plants. Combining Index Kewensis, the Gray Card Index, the Australian Plant Names Index and Index Filicum.

Names of vascular plants and bryophytes (plus specimens, images, references and more).

Names of hepatics and hornworts.

Recognized repository for names of fungi (including lichens).

Recognized repository for names of fungi (including lichens).

Recognized repository for names of fungi (including lichens).

PhycoBank is the registration system for nomenclatural acts (new names, new combinations and types) of algae.

Names of algae. A card file and online reporting system.

AlgaeBase is a global algal database of taxonomic, nomenclatural and distributional information.