Australian Biological Resources Study

Flora databases and online resources

Online flora resources

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Australian Marine Algal Name Index (AMANI)  

A database of the taxonomy (both accepted names and their synonyms), nomenclature and distribution of the Australian marine macro-algae and some of the marine protists.

Catalogue of Australian Mosses (AusMoss)

Catalogue of Australian Mosses (AusMoss)    

AusMoss provides nomenclatural and taxonomic information on the mosses of Australia and its external territories. It also provides distribution data for continental Australia of Australian species.

Checklist of Australian Liverworts and Hornworts

Checklist of Australian Liverworts and Hornworts  

This checklist describes the liverworts and hornworts of Australia including nomenclature, literature and distribution.

Checklist of Australian Liverworts and Hornworts

Checklist of the Lichens of Australia and its Island Territories  

This illustrated checklist describes the lichen flora of Australia and its island territories and includes nomenclatural and taxonomic synonyms and names that have been misapplied to Australian specimens.

Interactive Catalogue of Australian Fungi

Interactive Catalogue of Australian Fungi (ICAF)  

The Catalogue provides the currently accepted name of species of fungi described or reported from Australia and covers macrofungi in the Basidiomycota and Myxomycota, including mushrooms, coral fungi, bracket fungi, puffballs and slime moulds.

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Species Bank

Species Bank is a project that aims to expand the wildlife experience of the Australian community by describing and illustrating species of interest and/or importance to the community, their interactions with each other and ourselves, and their importance as a natural part of the environment we all share.

Vascular Flora

ABRS Flora online

This is a free online public enquiry database that provides taxonomic and biological information. The database is derived from the published volumes of the Flora of Australia, of which 17 volumes are currently online, with more in preparation.



Vascular flora


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