Tools for Interacting with the Brazilian Flora 2020

Tools to quickly compile taxonomic and distribution data from the Brazilian Flora 2020 at http://floradobrasil.jbrj.gov.br/.


News

flora 0.2.7

  • Updated dataset (21st Feb 2016)

  • New parse option in get.taxa to remove authors using the GBIF parser

  • Changed the name of the data source from Brazilian Flora Checklist to Brazilian Flora 2020

flora 0.2.6

  • Updated dataset (31st July)

  • Export taxa in the Phylomatic format

flora 0.2.5

  • Updated dataset (April 29th)

  • Fixed linkouts in web.flora

  • Fixed species occurrences

flora 0.2.4

  • Updated dataset (March 15th)

  • Added option to crosscheck the returned taxa against the CNC Flora red list

flora 0.2.3

  • Fixed the name suggestion code

  • More conservative approximate name matching to avoid incorrect suggestions

  • Included a slider in the web app to control the name matching conservativeness

flora 0.2.2

  • Fixed a bug where duplicate names where not processed correctly

  • Speed improvements

  • New shiny web app included

flora 0.2

  • All needed data is now included in the package. No internet connection needed

  • New function get.taxa to get taxonomic data

  • New function occurrence to get occurrence data

  • New function fixCase to fix name casing

  • New function lower.taxa to get downstream taxa

  • New function remove.authors to attempt to remove authors from names

  • New function standardize.names to standardize taxon names

  • New function trim to trim whitespace characters from names

  • New function vernacular to search for taxa using vernacular names

  • Much improved suggest.names

  • get.taxon.info is now deprecated

  • fmt.taxa is now deprecated

Reference manual

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install.packages("flora")

0.2.8 by Gustavo Carvalho, 8 months ago


http://www.github.com/gustavobio/flora


Report a bug at http://www.github.com/gustavobio/flora/issues


Browse source code at https://github.com/cran/flora


Authors: Gustavo Carvalho


Documentation:   PDF Manual  


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GPL (>= 2) license


Imports httr, dplyr, utils, jsonlite

Suggests testthat, shiny


See at CRAN