Database details

Full name:

Lacistemataceae Holistic Database

Short name:

LHD

Version:

Oct 2008

Release date:

October 19th, 2008

Authors/editors:

FE Young

Taxonomic coverage:

Plantae Magnoliophyta Magnoliopsida Malpighiales Lacistemataceae

Number of species names:

16 accepted names; 50 synonyms

Number of infraspecies names:

0 accepted names; 3 synonyms

Number of common names:

2

Total number of names:

71

Abstract:

Lacistemataceae is a small family of trees and shrubs located mainly in wet lowland, montane, dry and moist forests in the West Indies, Mexico, Mesoamerica, South America excluding Chile. The objective of the Lacistemataceae Holistic Database is to continue the 40 years dedicated research of Dr. Herman Sleumer (d. 1993). LHD will update knowledge encompassing systematic and environmental sciences.

Organization:

Centre for Plant Diversity and Systematics, School of Biological Sciences, The University of Reading, Reading, UK

Web site:

http://www.lacistemataceae.org


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