Flora of Croatia Usefull Plants
New Module in Flora Croatica Database
Accordingly to the data needfulness and existing Flora Croatica Database structure, the module for updating taxa about uses and economic values are developed, mostly following the structure suggested by TDWG. This concept is somewhat adapted and altered according to the inner claims, but only in the sense of its enhancements and augmentation of the functionality. For this new database module is than custom-made Internet interface to enable the most common browsing approach. The design follow up the visual identity of FCD.
General Searching Recommendations
Data searching is possible on every filed on searching form by entering::
Family = name of family (familia) on Latin language, for example: Papaveraceae. The database contain list of 184 families of vascular flora of Croatia.
Genus = name of genus (genus) on Latin language, for example Papaver. The database contain list of 1086 genera of vascular flora of Croatia.
Species = name of species (species) on Latin language (specific epithet), for example: rhoeas. Full name contain also the abbreviation of taxon author(s), for example rhoeas L. The database contain list of 5509 species and subspecies of vascular flora of Croatia.
Common name = common, public, name of some taxa, mostly on Croatian, but also on other languages (English, French, German, etc.). The database contain list of 17065 common names from which 14500 on Croatian. This part of data is dynamic one and the changes are probable.
The part of taxa with records on uses, some times with traditional uses, are in the same time threatened taxa. The contents of database and results of searching are not invitation for collecting plants, especially those threatened or/and protected by the Nature Protection Act (i.e. Mandragora officinarum L., Gentiana lutea L. ssp. symphyandra (Murb.) Hayek, Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (L.) Spreng., Arnica montana L., Daphne blagayana Freyer, Digitalis ferruginea L., Ilex aquifolium L., many orchids, etc).
Maintain by T. Nikolić. Last changes 29.01.2007. In collaboration with CARNet.