eMonocot IBC Poster

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eMonocot IBC Poster

  1. 1. BIODIVERSITY INFORMATICS FOR MONOCOTS AND MONOCOT SYSTEMATISTS Iris reticulata . Photo Mehdi Zarrei Wilkin, P., Baker, E., Barker, A., Bone, R., Baker, W.J., Clark, B., Gardiner, L., Godfray, H.C.J,, Haigh, A, Kelly, J., Kitching, I.J., Mayo, S.J., Phillips, S., Scoble, M.J., Simpson, D.A., Smith, V.S., Trias, A. Villalba, S., Vorontsova, M. & Weber, O. <ul><li>When complete, emonocot will: </li></ul><ul><li>Enable the identification of monocot plants anywhere in the world </li></ul><ul><li>Provide a wealth of information about monocot species, genera and families </li></ul><ul><li>Address separately the needs of different users </li></ul><ul><li>4. Link together monocot taxonomists to enhance their productivity </li></ul><ul><li>Provide a model for web taxonomy </li></ul>e-monocot.org
  2. 2. ARCHITECTURE, EXISTING RESOURCES, CONTENT CATE-Araceae ( www.cate-araceae.org ) 116 genera, ca 4,000 species Palmweb ( www.palmweb.org ) 183 genera, ca 2,400 species Grassbase ( www.kew.org/data/ grasses-db.html ). Ca 700 genera, 11,611 species European Monocots (ca 2,000 spp) Cypriped-ioideae (ca 130 spp) Sampled Red List Index Project (1,500 spp) APGIII families (78) key & pages Generic keys & pages: Asparagaceae Cyperaceae Dioscoreaceae Liliaceae Orchidaceae (2,100 genera) Iris acutiloba. Photo Mehdi Zarrei Taxonomic content from monocot systematics communities worldwide Biodiversity scientists & other user communities Baseline taxonomic content from World Checklist of Monocots ( www.kew.org/wcsp/monocots ) for ca 70,000 species will underpin scratchpads
  3. 3. WORKSHOPS: CALLING ALL MONOCOT SYSTEMATISTS Iris reticulata. Photo M. Zarrei <ul><li>eMonocot eTaxonomy workshop bursaries </li></ul><ul><li>The project has funding to support ca five international workshops in partnership with monocot taxonomists worldwide. </li></ul><ul><li>Each workshop will: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Support groups of specialists in using emonocot as a platform </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enable monocot taxonomic communities to </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>share research results </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>deliver information on monocots </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>mentor others to do the same </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3. Include training in the use of the emonocot system </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Workshop 1: Chicago, September 2011 with the Carex community. </li></ul>See e-monocot.org for a call for proposals in the near future Dactylorhiza maculata & Chorthippus   parallelus (male nymph) . Photo Gina Lolli.

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