- Plants for gardens
- Wollemi pine
- Plant databases
- Plant conservation
- Pests & diseases
- Identifying plants
We all need names and information about the world's plants and animals so we can understand, manage and conserve them. Bioinformatics (from 'biology' + 'informatics' (computer science) is how we make that information available electronically to the whole world. Australia is a world leader in the storage and retrieval of taxonomic information, and the Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust has been a key player in establishing standards and protocols and providing information on plants.
What are we doing at the Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust?
Through our program ‘National and International Bioinformatics’, led by Karen Wilson, the Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust is involved in many different bioinformatics projects locally, nationally and internationally that aim to
Links for New South Wales information
CANRI (Community Access to Natural Resources Information) - brings together environmental information from NSW Government agencies and other organisations
NSW Biodiversity Research Network - summarises the current state of biodiversity research in NSW, and identifies gaps and priorities for future research
PlantNET - which includes:
Floristic Lists of NSW - bibliography of botanical lists for reserves, forests and parks in NSW
Links for Australia-wide information
Links for Worldwide information