Solanaceae Source

A global taxonomic resource for the nightshade family

Kim Watson

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New York Botanical Garden
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To assist in the cataloging of the approximately 35,000 Solanum specimens held in the Steere Herbarium at NY; to assist in the curation and maintanance of the Solanum taxonomic data in the KE EMu database at NY; to assist in the editing of Solanum species descriptions for the Solanaceae Source Web site; to contribute to the PBI: Solanum photo and illustration archive by digitally imaging representative specimens of all Solanum species at NY and by digitizing photographic slides of Solanum species and habitats, and to assist in the general curation and processing of NY's extensive Solanaceae collection.

Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith