Downloads and team publications
Links to documents that can be downloaded, such as the project flier, and details of relevant publications by the project team.
Medicinal Plant Names Service (MPNS) flier (a useful summary of the project, including background and context).
Allkin, R. (2006a) Plant names as obstacles and solutions to access reliably information about plants with medicinal activity. Drug Safety 29 (4): 347
Allkin, R. (2006b) Standardised scientific plant names; their importance for pharmacovigilance and the drug regulatory environment. ICH Technical Paper Chicago (www.ich.org)
Allkin, R, Duin, D., Eekhout, X. & Lyal, C. (2009a) The needs of those outside of the systematic community that use scientific names. e-Biosphere 09 (www.e-biosphere09.org)
Allkin, R. (2009b) Communicating safely & effectively using plant names. Consortium for Globalization of Chinese Medicine (www.tcmedicine.org)
Chan, K., Shaw, D., Simmonds, M. S. J., Leon, C. J. et al. (2012) Good practice in reviewing and publishing studies on herbal medicine, with special emphasis on traditional Chinese medicine and Chinese materia medica. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 140: 469-475
Farah, M. H., Edwards, R., Lindquist, M., Leon, C. & Shaw, D. (2000) International monitoring of adverse health effects associated with herbal medicines. Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety 9(2): 105-112
Farah, M. H., Olsson, S., Bate, J., Lindquist, M., Edwards, R., Simmonds, M. S. J., Leon, C., de Boer, H. J. & Thulin, M. (2006) Botanical nomenclature in pharmacovigilance and a recommendation for standardisation. Drug Safety 29(11): 1023-1029
Lukhoba, C. W., Simmonds, M. S. J. & Paton, A. J. (2006) Plectranthus: A review of ethnobotanical uses. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 103: 1-24
Paton, A. J., Brummitt, N., Govaerts, R., Harman, K., Hinchcliffe, S., Allkin, R. & NicLughadha, E. (2008) Towards Target 1 of the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation: a working list of all known plant species – progress and prospects. Taxon 57: 602–611
Simmonds, M. S. J., Leon, C., Howes, M. J., Paton, A., Allkin, R., Kite, G. C. & Porter, E. (2010) Authentication of plants used in medicines, especially traditional Chinese medicine: challenges and opportunities. [Abstract]. Revista de Fitoterapia 10(S1): 179 (www.fitoterapia.net)
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