Explore Kew's data and resources concerning plants.

  • Alstroemeria 'Indian Summer', in the Great Broadwalk Borders

    FReD - Floral Reflectance Database

    Submit and download data on floral colour and reflectance. **External site not maintained by RBG Kew**

  • Big tree at Wakehurst

    Inside Wood

    Brief descriptions of fossil and modern woody dicots (hardwoods) from more than 200 plant families. **External site not maintained by RBG Kew**

  • Moss

    Plant DNA C-values database

    Combining data from the Angiosperm, Gymnosperm, Pteridophyte, Bryophyte and Algae DNA C-values databases.

  • Anagallis arvesis

    Plants of the World Online

    Browse 1,113,000 global plant names, 65,800 detailed descriptions, and 191,400 images with an initial focus on tropical Africa.

  • CACTACEAE, Mammillaria rettigiana, Mexico, IUCN Red List Vulnerable, grows among volcanic rocks in semi-desert, illegally collected

    SEPASAL Database 

    The Survey of Economic Plants for Arid and Semi-Arid Lands: information on useful 'wild' and semi-domesticated tropical and subtropical dryland plants.

  • Researcher sat in front of computer screen with phylogenetic tree

    Tree of Life Explorer

    Explore evolutionary trees of life and to access the genomic data that underpin them.

  • The plateau is covered in rinforest

    Tropical Important Plant Areas Explorer

    Access detailed, downloadable fact sheets for sites that qualify as a Tropical Important Plant Area (TIPA).

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