B620 - Taxonomic Literature - Overview


Conrad, Henry S.1905.The Waterlilies.A monograph of the genusNymphaea.Carnegie Institution of Washington:QK 495.N97 C7


ScienceBotanySystematics DivisionGroup Author


B. General Groups and Examples


QK 1.C2 - California University Publication in Botany

QK 1.C55 - Chronica Botanica

QK 1.F4 - Field Museum of Natural History - Botanical Series

(Chicago Natural History Museum - Fieldiana: Botany)


QK 11.L45 - Lemee's Dictionnaire des Genres des PlantesPhanerogames

QK 31 - BIOGRAPHY (Individual)

QK 31.G8 D8 - Dupree, A.H. 1959.Asa Gray.


QK 91.S69 - Stafleu, F. A. Linnaeus and the Linnaeans


QK 95.L3 - Lawrence, G.H.M.1951.An introduction to PlantTaxonomy.


QK 96.I58 - International Code of Botanical Nomenclature



QK 495.A17 - Acer

QK 495.Q4 - Quercus

QK 495.N97 - Conrad, H.S.The Waterlilies.


QK 97.C2 - de Candolle's de Monographiae Phanerogamarum.

QK 97.E62 - Engler's Das Pflanzenreich.


QK110 - North American

QK110.A1 - North American Flora.

QK 125 - Southeastern U.S.

QK125.S64 - Small, J.K. Manual of the Southeastern Flora.

QK 146 - Alaska

QK 146.H84 - Hulten's Flora of Alaska and Yukon

QK 211 - Mexico

QK 211.M3 - Martinez, M. Catalogo do Plantas Mexicana

QK 281 - Europe

QK 281.H4 - Hegi, Flora Von Mittel-Europa

QK 281.T8 - Flora Europaea.

QK 321 - Russia

QK 321.A36 - Flora URSS.


QK 524 - Systematic Divisions

QK 525 - U.S.

QK 527 - Great Britian

QK 529 - Asia


Z535.T8r42 - Rehder, A. - Bibliography of Cultivated Trees and Shrubs


Christensen, C. F. A.: Index filicum, 12 parts, 4 supplements, Hagerup, 1906-1965.

Dalla Torre, C.G. de, and H. Harms: Genera siphonogamarum ad systema Englerianum conscripts, W. Engelmann, Leipzig, 1900-1907

Dandy, J.E. 1967.Index of Generic Names of Vascular Plants, 1753-1774.

Gray Herbarium Index: Gray Herbarium, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. 1896-.

Index Kewensis Plantarum Phanerogamarum: 2 volumes, 16 supplements,Oxford, 1893-.

Index Londinensis to Illustrations of Flowering Plants, Ferns andFern Allies: 6 volumes, with one 2-volume supplement, 1929-1931.

Mabberley, D. J.1997.The Plant Book (2nd ed.).Cambridge University Press.



Biological Abstracts and BioResearch Index: Biosciences Information Service, Philadelphia.

Blake, S. F., and A.C. Atwood: "Geographical Guide to Floras of the World,"U.S.D.A. Misc. Pub. No. 401 and 797, 1942-1961.

Federov, A.A. (ed.): Chromosome Numbers of Flowering Plants, Academy of Sciences of the USSR, V. L. Komarov Botanical Institute, 1969.

Henderson, D.M., and H.T. Prentice: "International Directory of Botanical Gardens," 3d ed., Regnum Veg., 95, 1977.

Holmgren, P.K., and W. Keuken (eds.): "Index Herbariorum.Part I. The Herbaria of the World," 6th ed., Regnum Veg., 92, 1974.

Hunt Botanical Library: Botancio-Periodicum-Huntianum, G.H.M. Lawrence, et al. (eds.), Hunt Botanical Library, Pittsburgh, 1968.

Index to American Botanical Literature: Bull. Torrey Bot. Club. 1886-.

Jackson, B.D.: Guide to the Literature of Botany, Longmans, Green, London, 1881.

Kew Record of Taxonomic Literature Relating to Vascular Plants: Kew Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, 1971-.

Moore, R.J. (ed.): "Index to Plant Chromosomes Numbers 1967-1971, "Regnum Veg., 90, 1973.

Pritzel, G.A.: Thesaurus literaturae botanicae, rev. ed., 1872-1877.

Solbrig, O.T., and T.W.J. Cadella: "Biosystematic Literature; Contributions to a Biosystematic Literature Index (1945-1964), "Regnum Veg., 69 1970.

Tralau, H. (ed.): Index Holmensis, a World Phytogeographic Index, vol. 1., Equisetales-Gymnospermae: vols. 2-3, Monocotyledonae; vols. 4-, Dicotyle-donae, Scientific Publishers, Ltd., Zurich, 1969-.


Bentham, G., and J.D. Hooker: Genera plantarum, 3 volumes. Reeve, London 1962-1883.

Candolle, A.P. de, et al.: Prodromus systematis naturalis regni vegetabilis, 17 volumes and 4 index volumes, Paris, 1824-1873.

Copeland, E.B.: "Genera Filicum, the Genera of Ferns," in Annales cryptogamici et phytopatholgici, vol. 5, Chronica Botanica, Waltham, Mass., 1947.

Cronquist, A.: The evolution and Classification of Flowering Plants, Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1968.

Engler, A., and K. Prantl: die naturlichen Pflanzenfamilien, 23 volumes, W. Engelmann, Leipzig, 1887-1915.

--------- and ----------: Die Naturlichen Planzenfamilien, 2d ed., W. Engelmann, Leipzig, 1924-.

Hutchinson, J.: Genera of Flowering Plants, 2 volumes, Clarendon, Oxford, 1964-1967.

------: Key to the Families of Flowering Plants, vol. I, Dicotyledons, vol. II, Monocotyledons, 3d ed., Clarendon, Oxford, 1973.


Aliso. 1948+.Journal of the Rancho Santo Ana Botanic Garden. Claremont, California.

American Fern Journal. 1910+.Published by the Botanical Society of America. Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

American Midland Naturalist.1909+. Notre Dame, Indiana.

Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden. 1914+. St. Louis, Missouri.

Baileya. 1953+. Journal of horticultural taxonomoy. Ithaca, New York. 

Botanical Review (Interpreting botanical progress).1935+.Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Brittonia.1931+.Published by the New York Botanical Garden for the American Society of Plant Taxonomists until 1976 (see Systematic Botany). New York.

Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club.1870+.Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Canadian Journal of Botany.1951+.Ottawa.

Castanea.1936+. Published by the Southern Appalachian Botanical Club. Morgantown, West Virginia.

Contributions of the Gray Herbarium, Harvard University. Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Journal of the Arnold Arboretum.1920+. Harvard University. Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Kew Bulletin.1946+. Royal Botanic Gardens. Kew, England.

Madroño.1916+.Published by the California Botanical Society. Berkeley, California.

Memoirs of the Gray Herbarium, Harvard University.1917+. Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden.1900+.New York.

Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club.1889+.New York.

Rhodora.1899+.Published by the New England Botanical Club.Lancaster,Pennsylvania.

Sida.1962+.(A taxonomic Journal started by Lloyd H. Shinners and published privately at Souther Methodist University, W.F. Mahler and John Thieret, eds.).Dallas, Texas.

Systematic Botany.1976+.Journal of the American Society of Plant Taxonomists.

Taxon.1951+.Journal of the International Association for Plant Taxonomy.Utrecht, Netherlands.


Greuter, W. (chairman of editorial committee).1993. International Code of Botanical Nomenclature, Adopted by the Fifteenth International Botanical Congress (Tokoyo code), August-September 1993.Regnum Vegetabile 131.Utrecht.

McVaugh, R., R. ross, & F.A. Stafleu.1968.An annotated glossary of botanical nomenclature.Regnum Vegetabile56: 1-31.

Trehane, P., Brickell, C. D., Baum, B. R., Hetterscheid, W. L. A., Leslie, A. C., McNeill, J., Spongberg, S. A. & Vrugtman, F.1995.International code of nomenclature for cultivated plants. 1995 (ICNCP or Cultivated Plant Code) adopted by the International Commission for the Nomenclature of Cultivated Plants. Regnum Veg. 133.


Abrams, L. 1923-1960. An illustrated flora of the Pacific States. 4 vols. Stanford. 

Anonymous. 1982. National list of scientific plant names. 2 vols. U.S.D.A. SCS-TP-159.

Albee, B.J., L.M. Shultz & S. Goodrich. 1988. Atlas of the vascular plants of Utah. Salt Lake City. 

Barkley, T.M. (ed.). 1977. Atlas of the flora of the Great Plains. Ames. 

----. 1986. Flora of the Great Plains. Ames. 

Correll, D. S., & M. C. Johnston. 1977. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 

Cronquist, A., A. H. Holmgren, N. H. Holmgren, J. L. Reveal, & P. K. Holmgren. 1970- . Intermountain flora: Vascular plants of the Intermountain West, U.S.A. 4 vols. published to date, three more scheduled. New York. 

Dorn, R.D. 1977. Manual of the vascular plants of Wyoming. 2 vols. 

Fernald, M. L. 1950. Gray's Manual of Botany. 8th ed. Dioscorides Press, Portland, OR.

Gleason, H. A. 1952. New Britton and Brown illustrated flora of the northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. 3 vols. New York. 

----. & A. Cronquist. 1963. Manual of the vascular plants of the United States and adjacent Canada. New York. 

----. 1991. Manual of the vascular plants of the United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. Bronx. 

Harvill, A. M. 1970. Spring flora of Virginia.

Hatch, S. L., K. N. Gandhi, and L. E. Brown. 1990. Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Texas. MP-1655, Texas Agricultural Experiment Sation. College Station.

Hickman, J.C. (ed.). 1993. The Jepson Manual: Higher plants of California. Berkeley. 

Hitchcock, C. L., A. Cronquist, M. Ownbey, & J. W. Thompson. 1955-1969. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest. 5 vols. Seattle. 

----. & A. Cronquist. 1973. Flora of the Pacific Northwest: An illustrated manual. Seattle. 

Hultén, E. 1968. Flora of Alaska and neighboring territories: A manual of the vascular plants. Stanford. 

Ivey, R. D. 1986. Flowering Plants of New Mexico. 2nd ed. Published by author, Albuquerque, NM.

Jones, F. B. 1982. Flora of the Texas Coastal Bend. 3rd ed. Welder Wildlife Foundation, Sinton, TX.

Jones, G.N. 1963. Flora of Illinois, ed. 3. 

Jones, S. D., J. K. Wipff, and P. M. Montgomery.1997.Vascular Plants of Texas (checklist). University of Texas Press.

Kartesz, J.T., & K. Kartesz. 1980. Synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada and Greenland. Chapel Hill.

----. 1994. Synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada and Greenland. 2 vols. Portland. 

Kearney, T.H., & R.H. Peebles. 1960. Arizona flora, ed. 2. Berkeley. 

Long, R.W. & O. Lakela. 1976. A flora of tropical Florida.Banyan Books.

Marie-Victorin, F. 1964. Flore laurentienne.

Martin, W.C., & C.R. Hutchins. 1980. A flora of New Mexico. 

McDougall, W.B. 1973. Seed plants of northern Arizona.

Mohlenbrock, R.H. 1970-1982. Flowering plants of Illinois. 10 vols. to date. 

Flora of North America Editorial Committee. 1993. Flora of North America. 2 volumes published to date. Oxford. 

Morley, T. Spring flora of Minnesota.

Moss, E.H. Flora of Alberta, ed. 2. 

Munz, P.H. 1968. Supplement to A California Flora. Berkeley. 

--. 1974. A flora of southern California. Berkeley. 

-- & D.D. Keck. 1959. A California flora. Berkeley. 

Flora of North America Editorial Committee. 1993. Flora of North America. Vol. 2. Pteridophytes and Gymnosperms. Oxford, University Press, New York, NY.

Flora of North America Editorial Committee. 1997. Flora of North America. Vol. 3. Magnoliophyta: Magnoliidae and Hamamelidae., Oxford University Press, New York, NY.

Porsild, A.E., & W.J. Cody. 1980. Vascular plants of continental Northwest Territories, Canada. 

Radford, A.E., H.E. Ahles, & C.R. Bell. 1968. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.

Scoggan, H.J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada. 5 vols. 

Seymour, F.C. 1982. The flora of New England. 2 vols. 

Shetler, S.G., & L.E. Skog. 1978. A provisional checklist of flora North America. Monogr. Syst. Bot. 1: 1-199. 

Shreve, F., & I.L. Wiggins. 1964. Vegetation and flora of the Sonoran Desert. 2 vols. Stanford. 

Smith, E.B. 1994. Keys to the flora of Arkansas. 

Stevens, O.A. 1963. Handbook of North Dakota plants.

Steyermark, J.A. 1963. Flora of Missouri. Ames. 

Strausbaugh, P.D., & E.L. Core. 1970-1971. Flora of West Virginia. Revised edit. 4 vols. Morgantown. 

Taylor, R.L. 1977. Vascular plants of British Columbia.

Van Bruggen, T. 1976. The vascular plants of South Dakota. 

Weber, W.A. 1976. Rocky Mountain Flora. Boulder. 

----. 1987. Colorado flora: Western slope. Boulder. 

----. 1990. Colorado flora: Eastern slope. Niwot. 

Welsh, S.L. 1974. Anderson's flora of Alaska and adjacent parts of Canada. Ames. 

----, N.L. Atwood, L.C. Higgins, & S. Goodrich. 1993 (2nd ed.). A Utah flora. Provo.


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