Database Details : ILDIS World Database of Legumes

Full name: ILDIS World Database of Legumes
Short name: ILDIS
Version: 12, May 2014
Release date: 2014-05-05
Authors/editors: Roskov Y., Zarucchi J., Novoselova M. & Bisby F.(†) (eds)
Taxonomic coverage: Plantae - Tracheophyta - Magnoliopsida - Fabales - Fabaceae/Leguminosae (except Acacia s.l. and Astragalus s.l. groups)
English name of the group: Legumes
Number of living species 16,371
Number of living infraspecific taxa 4,255
Number of extinct species: 0
Number of extinct infraspecific taxa: 0
Number of synonyms: 23,042
Number of common names: 12,131
Total number of names: 55,799
Abstract: The International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) is a long-term programme of co-operation among legume specialists world-wide to create a biodiversity database for the Leguminosae (Fabaceae) family. The database provides a taxonomic checklist plus basic factual data on distribution, common names, life-forms, uses, literature references to descriptions, illustrations and maps. Now database includes contribution from "ILDIS for i4Life" dataset by M. Novoselova, 2013.
Organization: International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS)
Website: http://www.ildis.org
Bibliographic citation: Roskov Y., Zarucchi J., Novoselova M. & Bisby F.(†) (eds) (2017). ILDIS World Database of Legumes (version 12, May 2014). In: Roskov Y., Abucay L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Bailly N., Kirk P.M., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., Nieukerken E. van, Zarucchi J., Penev L., eds. (2017). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 30th April 2017. Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/col. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.