People and data
Kew’s scientific vision is to document and understand global plant and fungal diversity and its uses, bringing authoritative expertise to bear on the critical challenges facing humanity today.
Explore our specialist information and find out more about our research departments, scientific research projects, data and resources.
Resources and databases
Legumes of the World
Legumes of the World Online (LOWO) is a one-stop-shop for legume information.
Using the publication Legumes of the World as a generic backbone, even more legume data sets have been added online, providing a global legume information resource with newly published legume science.
Kew scientists undertake internally and externally funded projects ranging in scale from small research to work programmes delivered through large-scale European and global consortia. Search our projects directory to see our current and completed projects.
Check a plant name
The Plant List is a working list of all known plant species and aims to be comprehensive for species of vascular plants and of bryophytes.
Search a specific genus or browse the list.