International Taxonomic Database Working
Group's world geographical scheme for
recording plant distributions can be
downloaded from this website as ArcView
shape files for use in GIS.
This is the
Second release of these dataset so there
may be some errors. Please send any
corrections to J.Moat@kew.org.
Please see the metadata for more
information on these datasets (contained
with the zip file *.xml and
master_meta_data.html). Also please read the disclaimer
and copyright before downloading this
Many thanks to
their use of their original Administration
Boundaries, within these datasets. Administrative boundary files are the intellectual property of ESRI and its licensors and are using herein with permission. © 1992-1997 ESRI,
GMI. All Rights Reserved.
R. K. Brummitt with assistance from F.
Pando, S. Hollis, N. A. Brummitt
and others. Plant Taxonomic Database Standards
No. 2.ed. 2. World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, ed. 2.
2001. xv, 137 pp.; 17 maps. Stiff paper cover, $10.00. ISBN
Hollis, S. & Brummitt, R. K., World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions. Plant Taxonomic Database Standards No. 2. Version 1.0.
1992 Published for the International
Working Group on Taxonomic Databases for Plant Sciences (TDWG) by the Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh.
2 .Link to the new TDWG version
1. Link to the old TDWG version