Full name: Global Compositae Checklist UPDATED!
Short name: GCC
Version: 3 (Beta), Feb 2012
Release date: 2012-02-11
Authors/editors: Flann C. (ed)
Taxonomic coverage: Plantae - Tracheophyta - Magnoliopsida - Asterales - Asteraceae/Compositae
English name of the group: Aster or sunflower family
Number of species: 33,294
Number of infraspecific taxa: 8,651
Number of synonyms: 71,806
Number of common names: 0
Total number of names: 113,751
Abstract: The Global Compositae Checklist is an integrated database of nomenclatural and taxonomic information for the second largest vascular plant family in the world. It is compiled from many contributed datasets. The database will be continually updated. Distribution data is included in TDWG Geographic standard format, the distribution data is derived from contributed data and is not presumed to be comprehensive. Additional information such as references will be added in the future. All species are marked as “provisionally accepted names” in Beta version. Dataset may contain some errors.
Organization: The International Compositae Alliance; Wageningen University, The Netherlands
Website: http://www.compositae.org/checklist