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

Helianthemum apenninum

Sorin added a new picture 1 month ago
Helianthemum apenninum

Ruta graveolens

Sorin added a new picture 1 month ago
Ruta graveolens

Ruta graveolens

Sorin added a new picture 1 month ago
Ruta graveolens

Artemisia dracunculus

Sorin added a new picture 1 month ago
Artemisia dracunculus

Artemisia dracunculus

Sorin added a new picture 1 month ago
Artemisia dracunculus

Cynara cardunculus

Sorin added a new picture 1 month ago
Cynara cardunculus

Pulmonaria mollis

Sorin added a new picture 1 month ago
Pulmonaria mollis

Pulmonaria mollis

Sorin added a new picture 1 month ago
Pulmonaria mollis

Pulmonaria mollis

Sorin added a new common name 1 month ago

Ziziphus jujuba

Sorin added a new common name 1 month ago

Silene coronaria

Sorin added a new common name 1 month ago

Stachys byzantina

Sorin added a new common name 1 month ago

Asparagus officinalis

Sorin added a new common name 1 month ago

Amelanchier lamarckii

Sorin added a new picture 2 months ago
Amelanchier lamarckii

Amelanchier lamarckii

Sorin added a new picture 2 months ago
Amelanchier lamarckii

Adonis vernalis

Sorin added a new picture 2 months ago
Adonis vernalis

Adonis vernalis

Sorin added a new picture 2 months ago
Adonis vernalis

Adonis vernalis

Sorin added a new picture 2 months ago
Adonis vernalis

Chamaemelum nobile

Sorin added a new common name 2 months ago

Forsythia suspensa

Sorin added a new picture 2 months ago
Forsythia suspensa