PlantaeDB: The Comprehensive Database for the Kingdom Plantae.

Discover scientifically-proven uses, active compounds, taxonomy data, and more for most plants.

About PlantaeDB

Born from the need to find active compounds and scientifically-proven uses of plants, PlantaeDB centralizes multiple databases into a collaborative, manually moderated system.

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Key Features

Collaborative Contributions

Contribute to our growing database and help in the manual moderation of data entries.

Advanced Search

Search by compound name, scientific or common plant name (in English or other languages), even taxa synonyms.

Integration with Trusted Sources

Seamlessly integrated with WorldFloraOnline, Wikipedia/WikiData, NCBI, GBIF, CMAUP, PubMed, and more.

Detailed Plant Profiles

Discover in-depth information about various plants from our extensive database. Each profile provides a comprehensive overview of a plant, including:
  • Scientific Classification: From kingdom to species, understand the taxonomy of the plant.
  • Images: View high-quality images of different parts of the plant, such as flowers, leaves, and seeds.
  • Description: Dive into a detailed description that covers the plant's appearance, habitat, and unique characteristics.
  • Synonyms: Explore other names and classifications the plant might be known by.
  • Common Names: Learn what the plant is called in different languages and regions.
  • Distribution: Understand where the plant is native to and its global distribution.
  • Links to Other Databases: Access additional information from trusted botanical databases.
  • Scientific Literature: Stay updated with the latest research and articles related to the plant.
  • Natural Compounds: Discover the natural compounds found in the plant and their potential benefits.
  • Biological Material: Check out related biological materials and products available for purchase.
  • Contributors: Acknowledge the experts and enthusiasts who have contributed to the plant's profile.

Who is it for?

Whether you're an academic researcher, botanist, gardener, student, or plant enthusiast, our detailed plant profiles are designed to provide you with all the information you need at your fingertips. Dive in and explore the fascinating world of plants!

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Contribute to PlantaeDB

Join our collaborative effort! Whether you're adding new plant data or moderating entries, your contribution helps make PlantaeDB the go-to reference for the Kingdom Plantae.

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Latest contributions

Ceratonia siliqua

Sorin added a new picture 7 days ago
Ceratonia siliqua

Helichrysum bracteatum

Sorin added a new picture 3 weeks ago
Helichrysum bracteatum

Helichrysum bracteatum

Sorin added a new common name 3 weeks ago

Stevia rebaudiana

Sorin added a new picture 3 months ago
Stevia rebaudiana

Ginkgo biloba

Sorin added a new picture 4 months ago
Ginkgo biloba

Hovenia dulcis

Sorin added a new picture 4 months ago
Hovenia dulcis

Ginkgo biloba

Sorin added a new picture 4 months ago
Ginkgo biloba

Ginkgo biloba

Sorin added a new picture 4 months ago
Ginkgo biloba

Maclura pomifera

Sorin added a new picture 4 months ago
Maclura pomifera

Maclura pomifera

Sorin added a new picture 4 months ago
Maclura pomifera

Maclura pomifera

Sorin added a new picture 4 months ago
Maclura pomifera

Maclura pomifera

Sorin added a new picture 4 months ago
Maclura pomifera

Cornus mas

Sorin added a new picture 4 months ago
Cornus mas

Polygala cyparissias

Sorin added new compounds 4 months ago

Polygala cyparissias

Sorin added new compounds 4 months ago

Cymbopogon citratus

Sorin added a new picture 4 months ago
Cymbopogon citratus

Pollia condensata

Sorin added a new picture 4 months ago
Pollia condensata

Punica granatum

Sorin added a new picture 5 months ago
Punica granatum

Sempervivum tectorum

Sorin added a new picture 7 months ago
Sempervivum tectorum

Sempervivum tectorum

Sorin added a new picture 7 months ago
Sempervivum tectorum