Florabank2: a grid-based database on distribution of bryophytes in the northern part of Belgium (Flanders and the Brussels Capital region)



Florabank2 is a database that contains distributional data on the bryophytes of Flanders and the Brussels Capital Region. It holds about Two hundred thousand records of mosses (Liverworths, Hornworths and Mosses), dating from 1800 till present. The database is an initiative of the Bryological and Lichenological Society of Flanders “Werkgroep Bryologie en Lichenologie” (www.mossenkorstmossen.be), the Research Institute for Nature and Forest (INBO: www.inbo.be) and the National Botanic Garden of Belgium (www.br.fgov.be). Florabank aims at centralizing botanical distribution data gathered by both professional and amateur botanists and to make these data available to the benefit of nature conservation, policy and scientific research.
Date made available2022
Temporal coverage1-Jan-1800 - 1-Jun-2022
Geographical coverageFlanders

Thematic List 2020

  • Protected nature
  • Data & infrastructure

Geographic list

  • Flanders

Free keywords

  • Anthocerotophyta
  • Marchantiophyta
  • Bryophyta
  • plants
  • mosses
  • liverworts
  • hornworts

Thematic list

  • Flora

Taxonomic list

  • mosses (Bryophyta)

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