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Moorea Digital Flora Project

The Moorea Digital Flora Project an online resource on the flora of the island of Moorea, French Polynesia. It contains: Photographs and Descriptions of Moorean Plants, with an emphasis on common plants be they native, naturalized, or cultivated. A list of all pteridophyte species known to grow on Moorea, including pictures of living specimens taken in the field. Herbarium specimens from the University and Jepson Herbaria at the University of California at Berkeley were used when field pictures were not available. A Diagnostic Key to Pteridophytes of Moorea is gives as well as a section on the Ethnobotanical Uses of Pteridophytes. A checklist of all seed plants known from Moorea - 347 species to date. This information is derived from several sources: collections known from the UC Herbarium and the Bishop Museum, F. Raymond Fosberg's unpublished list of plants seen in herbaria and in person, Stan Welsh's Flora Societensis, some published collections by Jacques Florence from his Flore de la Polynésie Française vols. 1 and 2, and photographs from reliable sources.