Botany and Identification

Especies forestales nativas con potencial para reforestación en la provincia de Oxapampa, Perú (Native forest species with reforestation value in Oxapampa, Peru)

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La organización Pronaturaleza, con el apoyo de The Nature Conservancy (TNC), se encuentra formulando un proyecto de secuestro de carbono con la finalidad de ejecutar Programas de Reforestación y Conservación de Bosques en la zona de amortiguamiento de tres áreas Naturales protegidas en la provincia de Oxapampa, Perú.

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Relação entre o solo e a composição florística de remanescentes devegetação natural no Município de Ribeirão Preto, SP (Relationship between soil and floristic composition of native vegetation remnants in the municipality of Ribeirão Preto,SP)

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Bwa Yo: Important Trees of Haiti

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This book, published in 1996, presents important tree species in Haiti as part of a USAID effort to address environmental degradation in Haiti. The trees presented are mainly those in the agricultural landscape, providing food or fuel, although trees with cultural or ecological importance are also presented.

Each tree profile provides information and photos including discussions of the species and common names, importance, taxonomy and botanical features, distribution and ecology, tree characteristics, utilization, propagation, and other findings (biomass studies, growth performance, tree improvement, seed research, and/or planting stock quality).

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Arboles de Centroamerica: un Manual para Extensionistas (Trees of Central America: a Manual for Extentionists)

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Los agricultores de Centro América afrontan una compleja realidad que usualmente no es considerada en las iniciativas de manejo sostenible, lo que repercute en la falta de éxito de estas. En un esfuerzo por insertar las necesidades reales de los agricultores a estas actividades, este manual busca cubrir la brecha de información relacionada a especies arbóreas nativas de América Central.

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NParks Flora and Fauna Web, Singapore

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NParks Flora&FaunaWeb was developed to provide information on both flora and fauna of Singapore.

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The database contains 4719 profiles for plants and 819 for fauna, each of which lists the species' latin names, the common names, pictures of the species, and spaces in which people can add information on biogeography, plant care and propagation, and other characteristics. The website also offers downloadable resources for field guides, comparison charts, spot comparisons, and a monthly newsletter. 

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PhytoImages

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Hosted by the L. H. Bailey Hortorium at Cornell University and served from the University of Southern Illinois Carbondale, the Phytoimages is a crowdsource database for both flora and fauna. 

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Phytoimage provides images of over 10,000 flora and fauna species to help with identification. Species can be explored by order or searched based on taxon name, common name, and/or region and geography in which it was found. 

 

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Bioecologia de Arboles Nativos y Exoticos de Puerto Rico and Las Indias Occidentales (Silvics of Native and Exotic Trees of Puerto Rico and the Caribbean Islands)

 

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Esta base de datos fue publicada en Junio del 2000 por el USDA y el US Forest Service como recurso para la identificación y propagación de árboles nativos y exóticos de Puerto Rico y el Caribe.

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Tree Atlas of Panama: Trees, Shrubs, and Palms

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The Tree Atlas of Panama is a digital database established by the Center for Tropical Forest Science and the Smithsonian Tropical Resource Institute that aims to help with the identification of trees, shrubs, and palms of Panama. 

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Trees Commonly Cultivated in Southeast Asia: An Illustrated Field Guide

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This manual is an identification guide for the commonly-encountered trees of Southeast Asia. It provides botanical information for conifers, broad-leafed trees, bamboos, palms, and bananas.

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Especies para reforestación en Nicaragua (Species for Reforestation in Nicaragua)

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This manual provides information about multipurpose trees in Nicaragua.

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