Checklist of the vascular flora of the Sunda-Sahul Convergence Zone v1.1

This is a working checklist of vascular plants for the Sunda-Sahul Convergence Zone (comprising Australia, Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Laos, Myanmar, Malaysia, Singapore, Cambodia, Brunei and Vietnam) coded into nested biogeographic regions.

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    Data Publication title Checklist of the vascular flora of the Sunda-Sahul Convergence Zone v1.1
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    This is a working checklist of vascular plants for the Sunda-Sahul Convergence Zone (comprising Australia, Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Laos, Myanmar, Malaysia, Singapore, Cambodia, Brunei and Vietnam) coded into nested biogeographic regions.

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      The list was compiled from 24 flora volumes, online databases and unpublished plot data. Taxonomic nomenclature was updated, and each species was coded into nested biogeographic regions. The list includes 60,475 species in 5,138 genera and 366 families of vascular plants.

      For list of sources and complete details on methodology of list compilation, please refer to Joyce et al. 2020 Checklist of the vascular flora of the Sunda-Sahul Convergence Zone. Biodiversity Data Journal.

      This dataset is available as a spreadsheet saved in both MS Excel (.xlsx) and Open Document (.ods) formats.

       

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  • Keywords
    • Asia
    • Sahul
    • Wallacea
    • biogeography
    • exchange
    • list
    • floristic
    • Australia
    • plants
    • flora
    • species
    • biodiversity
    • diversity
    • Sunda
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    Tropical Ecosystems, Conservation and Climate Change
    FoR Codes (*)
    • 060302 - Biogeography and Phylogeography
    • 060208 - Terrestrial Ecology
    • 060799 - Plant Biology not elsewhere classified
    • 060310 - Plant Systematics and Taxonomy
    SEO Codes
    • 960805 - Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity at Regional or Larger Scales
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    • Sunda-Sahul Convergence Zone
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    Attachment VascularFloraSSCZ_v1.1.xlsx MS Excel (.xlsx) format
    Attachment VascularFloraSSCZ_v1.1.ods Open Document (.ods) format
    The Data Manager is: Elizabeth Joyce
    College or Centre
    Access conditions Open: free access under license
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      Name Joyce et al. 2020 Checklist of the vascular flora of the Sunda-Sahul Convergence Zone. Biodiversity Data Journal
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    Citation Joyce, Elizabeth; Thiele, K.R; Slik, J.W.F; Crayn, D.M (2020): Checklist of the vascular flora of the Sunda-Sahul Convergence Zone v1.1. James Cook University. https://doi.org/10.25903/5ea0dd85f8ea9