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. Download.
- Downloadable spreadsheet for converting vascular plant names to their modern equivalent, with Irish names, english names and family placement. 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. (Ver. 1.01 includes options for un-specified infraspecific taxa.) Download.
- Downloadable spreadsheet for converting bryophyte names to their modern equivalent, with english names, family placement, red book status and notes on the taxon name. Download.
- Synoptic list of the Characeae of Ireland, with full synonymy as used in Ireland. Download.
- 1999 Flora Protection Order: Legally protected plant species in the Republic of Ireland. Download.
- Same as above (1999 Flora Protection Order) but with English and Irish common names. Download.
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.
|GROUP||SPECIES NUMBER||CHECKLIST OR CENSUS CATALOGUE|
|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||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)|