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From: Don Burns donburns at macconnect.com> on 2000.02.06 at 06:23:42(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?
Fort Lauderdale FL USA
From: "Peter Boyce" Boyce at pothos.demon.co.uk> on 2000.02.06 at 17:36:40(4060)|
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.
Peter C. Boyce|
Willow Wren Wharf
Hayes Road, Southall
Middlesex UB2 5HB
From: "George R Stilwell, Jr." grsjr at juno.com> on 2000.02.06 at 17:37:28(4062)|
It's not so simple as you suggest. What do you do with synonyms,
varieties, ssp., etc.
For example, how should I enter this into your comma delimited list?
Arisaema latisectum Blume = A. serratum v. serratum or A. tashiroi Blume
Arisaema aequinoctiale Nakai & F. Maek. = A. undulatifolium Nakai
A complete list is available for Arisaema and Pinellia, but not in comma
I started to insert the commas, but ran into the problems illustrated
above. When it
became obvious there were too many "exceptions", I quit.
A more managable list could be made by omitting all v., f. and ssp. plus
Doesn't your palm pilot have a "find" function? If it does, you don't
need a database
format. The available list will do.
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From: "D. Scherberich" earmag at cybercable.tm.fr> on 2000.02.07 at 15:13:00(4066)|
You should try the International Plant Names Index. It is very up to date.
With best regards,
Don Burns a *crit :
> 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 Burns
> Fort Lauderdale FL USA
> Zone 10b
3, rue de la Broque
From: "maurice m. hinterding" hinterding at dutch.nl> on 2000.02.07 at 15:15:34(4071)|
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
(Horticulturist Rotterdam Zoo, Botanical Department)
----- Original Message -----
To: Multiple recipients of list AROID-L
Sent: Sunday, February 06, 2000 6:36 PM
Subject: Re: Aroid Database?
> I use MS Access '97 for building very extensive flat databases with
> the datasets you intend to use. I can send you sample sets of of
> if you wish.
> Peter C. Boyce
> Willow Wren Wharf
> Hayes Road, Southall
> Middlesex UB2 5HB
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