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This site provides general information on the vascular flora of the island Réunion, including data on taxonomy, systematics, nomenclature, status, distributions, vernacular names and some other aspects. The present version of the Index, freely available on the web, is based on the Version 2007.1 (updated 12 June 2007) of the Index, comprising 9025 nomenclatural entries (botanical names), including 3953 taxonomic entities (representing 3953 taxa). [Information of the supplier, translated and modified]
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Particularly pampered by the nature, Madagascar, island of the Indian Ocean, is globally known for its biodiversity’s richness. Malagasy Fauna and Flora have a very high endemic rate: 80% of the animal species and 90% of vegetation are restricted to the island. On a world scale, Madagascar represents exceptional and impressive mega diversity. Indeed, Madagascar, island of the Western Indian Ocean (COI) is a part of the 34 hot spots of the world biodiversity. It is a rather flattering label because ... [Information of the supplier, modified]
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Rebioma Webportal is a dynamic portal for all people interested in the biodiversity of Madagascar. The principal aim of REBIOMA is to support conservation planning in Madagascar. A dynamic portal like this one provides data on species observations, models of species distributions, documents, news, and photos regarding Madagascar's plants and animals. [Information of the supplier, translated]
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In 2011 the Federation des Conservatoires Botaniques Nationaux launched an ambitious collaborative project involving eleven national botanical conservatories of France. The project aims to establish a formal procedure and standardized system for data hosting, aggregation and publication for four areas: flora, fungi, vegetation and habitats. In 2014, the first phase of the project led to the development of the national flora dataset: SIFlore. As it includes about 21 million records of flora occurrences, ... [Miscellaneous as indicated]
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A historical review of vegetation classification in Madagascar reveals that the classical map and "phytogeographic" territories of Perrier de la Bâthie and Humbert are largely a subjective reflection of climatological factors, and do not adequately reflect fundamental biogeographic patterns. Delimitation of phytochoria based on the distribution patterns of taxa provides an objective framework for comparing and mapping vegetation types using a simple physiognomic classification. The application of ... [Information of the supplier]
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