IAS Aroid Quasi Forum

About Aroid-L
 This is a continuously updated archive of the Aroid-L mailing list in a forum format - not an actual Forum. If you want to post, you will still need to register for the Aroid-L mailing list and send your postings by e-mail for moderation in the normal way.

  Aroid Database?
From: Don Burns donburns at macconnect.com> on 2000.02.05 at 22:23:42(4054)
I want to build some databases with full listings of genus, species and
author names. Specifically I am looking for tab or comma delimited data,
genus-species-author, to load on my PalmPilot. Several years ago
information in this format was downloadable from Tropicos, but I don't
believe this can be done any longer.

Can anyone point the way to such a database?

Don

+More
From: "Peter Boyce" Boyce at pothos.demon.co.uk> on 2000.02.06 at 09:36:40(4060)
Don

I use MS Access '97 for building very extensive flat databases with exactly
the datasets you intend to use. I can send you sample sets of of format/data
if you wish.

Pete

+More
From: "George R Stilwell, Jr." grsjr at juno.com> on 2000.02.06 at 09:37:28(4062)
Don,

It's not so simple as you suggest. What do you do with synonyms,
varieties, ssp., etc.

+More
From: "D. Scherberich" earmag at cybercable.tm.fr> on 2000.02.07 at 07:13:00(4066)
Dear Don,

You should try the International Plant Names Index. It is very up to date.

http://tc.huh.harvard.edu/

+More
From: "maurice m. hinterding" hinterding at dutch.nl> on 2000.02.07 at 07:15:34(4071)
Peter,
I read your answer to Don. Could you please sent me a sample sets of a
format/data you use at Kew, because I?am working on a new database system at
Rotterdam Zoo. We have bought MS Access 2000 for our new database system

Maurice Hinterding
(Horticulturist Rotterdam Zoo, Botanical Department)
work: jradder@solair1.inter.nl.net

+More
Note: this is a very old post, so no reply function is available.