WorldFlora: Standardize Plant Names According to World Flora Online Taxonomic Backbone

World Flora Online is an online flora of all known plants, available from <>. Methods are provided of matching a list of plant names (scientific names, taxonomic names, botanical names) against a static copy of the World Flora Online Taxonomic Backbone data that can be downloaded from the World Flora Online website. The World Flora Online Taxonomic Backbone is an updated version of The Plant List (<>), a working list of plant names that has become static since 2013.

Version: 1.14-3
Depends: R (≥ 3.5.0)
Suggests: data.table, utils, stringr, dplyr, fuzzyjoin, stringdist
Published: 2024-05-18
DOI: 10.32614/CRAN.package.WorldFlora
Author: Roeland Kindt ORCID iD [cre, aut]
Maintainer: Roeland Kindt <RoelandCEKindt at>
License: GPL-3
NeedsCompilation: no
Citation: WorldFlora citation info
Materials: ChangeLog
CRAN checks: WorldFlora results


Reference manual: WorldFlora.pdf


Package source: WorldFlora_1.14-3.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): WorldFlora_1.14-3.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): WorldFlora_1.14-3.tgz, r-release (x86_64): WorldFlora_1.14-3.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): WorldFlora_1.14-3.tgz
Old sources: WorldFlora archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse depends: RcmdrPlugin.WorldFlora


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