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Brazilian Flora 2020
<p>In 2010, Brazil published the Catalog of Plants and Fungi of Brazil (see Related Publications above) and launched the first online version of the List of Species of the Brazilian Flora, meeting Target 1 of the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation (GSPC-CBD). This botanical milestone was only achieved due to the commitment of more than 400  Brazilians and foreign taxonomists who worked on a platform where information about our flora was included and disseminated in real time. The "Brazilian List", as it was popularly known, closed in November 2015 with the publication of five papers and their respective databases (see Access to Data above) dealing with the different groups of fungi and plants. We enthusiastically present, in 2016, the brand new system that houses the Brazilian Flora 2020 project, aiming to achieve Target 1 established for 2020 by the GSPC-CBD. This new project icludes provisions to include descriptions, identification keys and illustrations to all species of plants, algae and fungi known in the country. The Brazilian Flora 2020 project is part of the Reflora Programme and is being conducted with the support of the Sistema de Informação sobre a Biodiversidade Brasileira (SiBBr). At the moment has nearly 700 scientists working in a network to prepare the monographs. These researchers are also responsible for nomenclatural information and geographic distribution (coverage in Brazil, endemism and biomes), as well as valuable data regarding life forms, substrate and vegetation types for each species. The search results on this page include information on endangered species (thanks to the cooperation with the Centro Nacional de Conservação da Flora) and allow access to the Index Herbariorum (due to the collaboration of The New York Botanical Garden). Besides this information, users can also access images of herbarium specimens, including nomenclatural types, from both the Reflora Virtual Herbarium and INCT Virtual Herbarium of Flora and Fungi; as well as images of live plants and scientific illustrations with all images included by the experts in each group.</p> <p>Above under "Current Taxonomic Situation", it is possible to visualize which families and / or genera have already been assigned to monographers and which are still available. If you are a taxonomist and are interested in participating in this project, please send us an email indicating your taxonomic group of interest so that we can send you more information.</p> <p>To date, <strong><span style="color: #008000;">46834</span></strong> species are recognized for Brazil's flora: <strong><span style="color: #008000;">4774 </span></strong>Algae, <strong><span style="color: #008000;">33367</span></strong> Angiosperms, <strong><span style="color: #008000;">1573</span></strong> Bryophytes, <strong><span style="color: #008000;">5720</span></strong> Fungi, <strong><span style="color: #008000;">30</span></strong> Gymnosperms and <strong><span style="color: #008000;">1370</span></strong> Ferns and Lycophytes.</p>
How to Cite Flora do Brasil 2020 under construction. Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro. Available at: < >. Accessed on: 22 Feb. 2020

Welcome to the Brazilian Flora 2020!

Coordinator: Rafaela Campostrini Forzza (JBRJ)
Managing Committee Andrea Ferreira da Costa (UFRJ-Museu Nacional); Bruno Machado Teles Walter (CENARGEN); Carlos Bicudo (IBt-SP); Carlos Wallace Nascimento Moura (UEFS); Denilson Fernandes Peralta (IBt-SP); Denise Pinheiro da Costa (JBRJ); Fábio de Barros (IBt-SP); Haroldo Cavalcante de Lima (JBRJ); Jefferson Prado (IBt-SP); João Renato Stehmann (UFMG); José Fernando A. Baumgratz (JBRJ); José Rubens Pirani (USP); Lana da Silva Sylvestre (UFRJ); Leonor Costa Maia (UFPE); Lucia G. Lohmann (USP); Luciano Paganucci (UEFS); Marcus Nadruz (JBRJ); Maria Cândida Henrique Mamede (IBt-SP); Maria de Lourdes Soares (INPA); Maria Regina Barbosa (UFPB); Mariângela Menezes (UFRJ-Museu Nacional); Marli Pires Morim (JBRJ); Nádia Roque (UFBA); Paulo Henrique Labiak Evangelista (UFPR); Pedro L. Viana (Museu Goeldi); Renato Goldenberg (UFPR); Ricardo Secco (Museu Goeldi); Taciana Cavalcanti (CENARGEN); Vidal Mansano (JBRJ); Vinicius Castro Souza (Universidade de São Paulo-ESALQ).

Technical Team - JBRJ Fabiana Luiza Ranzato Filardi;
Paula Moraes Leitman;
João Monnerat Lanna

Information System Instituto Alberto Luiz Coimbra de Pós-Graduação e Pesquisa de Engenharia, COPPE
Related Publications
Catálogo de Plantas e Fungos do Brasil - versão 2010 (Volumes 1 e 2)
Chase, M. W., and J. L. Reveal. 2009.A phylogenetic classification of the land plants to accompany APG III. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 161: 122-127.
EBIHARA, A., J.-Y. DUBUISSON, K. Iwatsuki, S. Hennequin, and M. Ito. 2006. A taxonomic revision of Hymenophyllaceae. BLUMEA 51.
Forzza, R. C. et al. 2012.New Brazilian Floristic List Highlights Conservation Challenges. Bioscience 62:39-45.
Freire Moro, M., V. C. Souza, A. Teixeira De Oliveira-Filho, L. Paganucci De Queiroz, C. Nicoletti De Fraga, M. Jesus, N. Rodal, F. Soares De Araújo, E. Fernando, and R. Martins. 2012. Alienígenas na sala: o que fazer com espécies exóticas em trabalhos de taxonomia, florística e fitossociologia? Acta Bot. Brasilica 26: 991-999
Haston, E., J. E. Richardson, P. F. Stevens, M. W. Chase, and D. J. Harris. 2009. The Linear Angiosperm Phylogeny Group (LAPG) III: A linear sequence of the families in APG III.​ Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 161: 128-131.
Krienitz, L., and C. Bock. 2012. Present state of the systematics of planktonic coccoid green algae of inland waters. Hydrobiologia 698: 295-326.
Legume Phylogeny Working Group (LPWG). 2017. A new subfamily classification of the Leguminosae based on a taxonomically comprehensive phylogeny.. Taxon 66: 44–77.(POSTER)(2,012 MB)
Legume Phylogeny Working Group (LPWG). 2017. A new subfamily classification of the Leguminosae based on a taxonomically comprehensive phylogeny.. Taxon 66: 44–77. (22,599 MB)
Pryer, K. M., E. Chuettpelz, P. G. Wlf, H. Schneider, A. R. Smith, and Ra. Cranfill. 2004. Phylogeny and evolution of ferns (monilophytes) with a focus on the early leptosporangiate divergences. Am. J. Bot. 91: 1582-1598.
Pyšek, P., D. M. Richardson, M. Rejmánek, G. L. Webster, M. Williamson, and J. Kirschner. 2004.Alien plants in checklists and floras: Towards better communication between taxonomists and ecologists. Taxon 53: 131-143
Smith, A. R., K. M. Pryer, E. Schuettpelz, P. Korall, H. Schneider, and P. G. Wolf. 2006. A classification for extant ferns. Taxon 55: 705-731.
Smith, A. R., kathleen m. Pryer, E. Schuettpelz, P. Korall, H. Schneider, and paul g. Wolf. 2008. Fern Classification. In T. A. R. and C. H. Haufl (Ed.) The biology and evolution of ferns and lycophytes. pp. 417-467, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
Smith, A. R., H. P. Kreier, C. H. Haufler, T. A. Ranker, and H. Schneider. 2006. Serpocaulon (Polypodiaceae), a new genus segregated from Polypodium. Taxon 55: 919-930.
Söderström, L. et al. 2016. World checklist of hornworts and liverworts. PhytoKeys 59: 1–828.
THE ANGIOSPERM PHYLOGENY GROUP. 2016. An update of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group classification for the orders and families of flowering plants : APG IV. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 181: 1-20
Zenni, R. D. 2015. The naturalized flora of Brazil: a step towards identifying future invasive non-native species. Rodriguésia 66: 1137-1144.
Access to Data
Systems integration
<p>The JBRJ IT informs that its Datacenter will be shut down&nbsp;<span lang="en" tabindex="0">to perform scheduled maintenance on January 2 and 3, 2020.</span></p> <pre id="tw-target-text" class="tw-data-text tw-text-large tw-ta" dir="ltr" data-placeholder="Tradu&ccedil;&atilde;o"><span lang="en" tabindex="0">This outage is necessary for operations on the UPS system and also on the core of the data network. During this time all systems, services, data network and internet access will be unavailable, including Reflora (Flora and Virtual Herbarium) systems.</span></pre>
<p>Last week 44,5 thousand imagens of specimens from South America that are part of herbarium B's collection were published at Reflora Virtual Herbarium. Several specimens have only basic informations, and we count on <span id="result_box" class="" lang="en"><span class="">the invaluable help of our taxonomists to transcribe the missing data. In addition, there are images that are part of the same record, but that are not associated in the system and we ask that you use the tool to associate duplicates to also help in improving the published data.</span></span></p>
<div><span style="font-family: verdana, geneva, sans-serif;">The JBRJ datacenter will be turned off to allow scheduled maintenance service of the No Break system.</span></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><span style="font-family: verdana, geneva, sans-serif;">Aiming to reduce impacts on activities, this service will start next sunday, July 1st, at 8:00 am, and its expected to end monday, July 2nd, at 12:00 am.&nbsp;</span> <pre id="tw-target-text" class="tw-data-text tw-ta tw-text-small" dir="ltr" data-placeholder="Tradu&ccedil;&atilde;o" data-fulltext=""><span lang="en" style="font-family: verdana, geneva, sans-serif;">This activity is needed to correct system crashes occurring at the end of last month.</span></pre> </div> <div>&nbsp;</div>
<p>All Reflora systems will be unavailable next Thursday, 15/03, from 12:00 to 18:00, for a routine maintenance of the JBRJ datacenter</p>
<p>A new collection has just been imported into the Reflora Virtual Herbarium! The Herbarium of the City of S&atilde;o Paulo - PMSP - added more than 17K new images of the Brazilian Flora, available for consultation and association with names of the Flora do Brasil 2020!!</p>

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