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SPECIES LISTS for use in updating lists of plant names, Turboveg, Recorder etc.

Synoptic list of the Vascular plants of Ireland, with full synonymy as used in Ireland. (irishvascular.txt, right click to download)


Downloadable spreadsheet for converting vascular plant names to their modern equivalent, with Irish names, english names and family placement (right click to download).
Note: this list is constantly being updated, and the most recent edition incorporates over 100 name changes included in edition 3 of Stace's New Flora fo the British Isles (2010). I have added a field which gives Stace ed.2 (1987) names for those who find the changes confusing.


Synoptic list of the Bryophytes of Ireland, with full synonymy as used in Ireland. (irishbryophyte.txt, right click to download) (Ver. 1.01 includes options for un-specified infraspecific taxa)


Downloadable spreadsheet for converting bryophyte names to their modern equivalent, with english names, family placement, red book status and notes on the taxon name (right click to download). (bryosyn.xls)


Synoptic list of the Characeae of Ireland, with full synonymy as used in Ireland. (irishcharaceae.txt, right click to download)


1999 Flora Protection Order: Legally protected plant species in the Republic of Ireland (fpolist.pdf)


Same as above but with English and irish common names
1999 Flora Protection Order
: Legally protected plant species in the Republic of Ireland
(fpolistcommon.pdf)



CENSUS LISTS
The National Herbarium houses specimens, records and manuscripts relating to the flora and fungi of Ireland. Other organisations within Ireland, and outside Ireland, also have substantial collections of such records.

CHECKLISTS and CENSUS CATALOGUES of the IRISH FLORA
GROUP

Species no.

Checklists or Census Catalogues

FUNGI 3,500
FUNGI-Lichens 957 Census catalogue of Irish Lichens (Glasra 8, 1984)
Checklist of lichens and lichenicolous fungi of Ireland (2004)
FUNGI-Lichenicolous species 150 Census catalogue of the lichenicolous fungi of Ireland (2001)
ALGAE-Freshwater ???? Coded List of Freshwater Algae of the British Isles
ALGAE-Marine 579 ALGAEBASE: documenting seaweed biodiversity in Ireland and the World; Red seaweed checklist; Green seaweed checklist; Brown seaweed checklist
Checklist of Red seaweeds
Checklist of Brown seaweeds
Checklist of Green seaweeds
BRYOPHYTES-Mosses 584 Census list of Irish mosses, Important areas of Bryophyte diversity (1995)
BRYOPHYTES-Liverworts 228 Census list of Irish liverworts
BRYOPHYTES-Hornworts 3 Census list of Irish hornworts
PTERIDOPHYTES 78 Census list of Irish ferns
SEED PLANTS - Native 815 Census list of Irish seed plants
Census Catalogue (1987)
SEED PLANTS - Aliens 1,108 Catalogue of Alien plants in Ireland (2002)