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The pieces of software underneath are generic, that is not related to botany or biology, and are useful for all kinds of developments. They are under GNU Public Licence ( www.gnu.org ).

Specific software


FloraParse is a parser for classical Floras generating XML markup.
See Release Notes.
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It could be used for other uses , e.g. it can transform this into XML:

Person Théodore Monod, botanist, zoologist, geologist, humanist; books Méharées, L'émeraude des Guaramantes. Expedition; destination Tibesti; date 1997.

<person> Théodore Monod
<books><t:f>Méharées</t:f><t:f>L'émeraude des Guaramantes</t:f><books>
<expedition> <destination>Tibesti</destination><date>1997</date>

Open Identification API

Here is yet another Identification program and framework in Java: the Open Identification API . It is aimed mainly towards Delta-like data, so it complementary to other tools (FloraParse) for textual data. NEW.

Standards proposals

 3D geometry representation
XML protocol