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Title: Wiki-keys for the ferns of the Flora of Equatorial Guinea
Authors: Cabezas, Francisco
Aedo, Carlos
Barberá, Patricia
De la Estrella, Manuel
Fero, Maximiliano
Velayos, Mauricio
Keywords: Africa
Equatorial Guinea
Wiki key
Issue Date: 2010
Publisher: EUT Edizioni Università di Trieste
Citation: Francisco Cabezas [et al.], Wiki-keys for the ferns of the Flora of Equatorial Guinea, in Pier Luigi Nimis and Régine Vignes Lebbe (eds.): “Tools for Identifying Biodiversity: Progress and Problems. Proceedings of the International Congress, Paris, September 20-22, 2010”, Trieste, EUT Edizioni Università di Trieste, 2010, pp. 99-105.
Abstract: Flora of Equatorial Guinea is a research project coordinated by the Real Jardín Botánico of Madrid with the aim to produce a modern Flora for this almost unknown territory. One of our goals is to develop the website www. A system of relational databases with an implemented Thesaurus - to minimize typographical mistakes - allows the on-line managing and updating of nomenclatural information, herbarium specimens, literature records, vernacular names and bibliography. Images and maps are also linked to accepted names. We are now implementing interactive keys for identification. In our wiki-based system, Scans of herbarium specimens from all species growing in the country are also being uploaded. Species from neighboring countries are included as well, since some of them could appear in Equatorial Guinea.
ISBN: 978-88-8303-295-0
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