Full name: Global Compositae Checklist NEW!
Short name: GCC
Version: 1 (Beta), Nov 2009
Release date: 2009-11-18
Authors/editors: C. Flann (ed)
Taxonomic coverage: Plantae - Magnoliophyta - Magnoliopsida - Asterales - Asteraceae/Compositae
English name of the group: Aster or sunflower family
Number of species: 25,952
Number of infraspecific taxa: 0
Number of synonyms: 34,635
Number of common names: 0
Total number of names: 60,587
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. The contributed data include more than 40,000 synonyms at species rank. References, infraspecific taxa and distribution data will be available in the next edition. 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