Full name: ILDIS World Database of Legumes
Short name: ILDIS
Version: 10.01, May 2007
Release date: 2007-05-01
Authors/editors: Y.R. Roskov, F.A. Bisby, J.L. Zarucchi, B.D. Schrire & R.J. White (eds)
Taxonomic coverage: Plantae - Magnoliophyta - Magnoliopsida - Fabales - Fabaceae/Leguminosae
English name of the group: Legumes
Number of species: 19,949
Number of infraspecific taxa: 5,118
Number of synonyms: 28,909
Number of common names: 18,076
Total number of names: 72,052
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. Information on species distribution has been added to this year’s Catalogue of Life.
Organization: International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS)
Website: http://www.ildis.org