Search for data using taxon names
To see information regarding a particular taxon, enter one or more words from the scientific name
in which you are interested into the appropriate fields of the form, eg. generic names in the
Genus box and specific epithets in the Species box.
The results of the searches from the various boxes will be combined using a logical AND. That is
only searches that match ALL the criteria entered will be returned.
N.B. Entries are NOT case sensitive.
To lookup Gentiana nivalis L., enter:
Gentiana in the Genus box, and nivalis in the Species box.
Multiple search criteria can be entered into each box and should be separated by a comma. For
each box, the values returned will be combined using a logical OR.
To look up both Gentiana nivalis L. and Ajuga reptans L., enter:
Gentiana, Ajuga in the Genus box, and nivalis, reptans in the Species
Partial word searches can be performed by appending either a ']' or a '*' to the end of a search
word. Thus if you entered a search value of Gent] in the Genus box all genera starting with
"Gent" would be returned.
Search for data using geographical element names [Search form]
To see the taxa to be found in a particular geographical element, select the geographical element from
the list of elements displayed. You may select more than one element. If you do select more
than one element data from any of the elements selected will be returned. To clear your
element selections without clearing the rest of the form click on the button marked "Clear
selections" beneath the element list.
If you are using an MS Windows-based or MAC based browser, in order to select
multiple values from the geographical element list you must hold down the control key whilst you click on each
option you wish to select. Similarly, if you have selected a group of elements and you wish to
remove one from the list hold down the control key and click on the option to be removed.
You may also select a group of geographical elements that appear consecutively in the element list by
clicking on the first item in the group and then holding down the shift key whilst clicking on the
last item in the contiguous block to be selected.