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JSTOR Global Plants

The JSTOR Global Plants database provides detailed access to high resolution scanned specimens from over 300 herbaria worldwide. Links to relevant journal articles on JSTOR, and content from the Biodiversity Heritage Library, the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF), and Tropicos are also provided. Reference works and primary sources, such as collectors’ correspondence and diaries, paintings, drawings, and photographs, are also housed in Global Plants.

Notable primary source objects include:

  • Cook's Voyages to the South Seas
  • Curtis's Botanical Magazine
  • Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Director's Correspondence
  • Linnean Annotated Books Collection
  • The Useful Plants of West Tropical Africa