Revision of Plan from Fri, 2009-03-27 14:39



Features (page)

Keys (some)

List of genera



Species images

Feature illustrations

List of contributors

Documentation (minutes, project plans, general blurb)





Quick web presence

For funders to look at

Finding out more about scratchpads

Community involvement



1st December – Leverhulme

Job plan – up to end of Jan



Tropical Africa Drylands team (Ian Darbyshire, David Goyder)

Humid Tropical African team (Tivvy Harvey, Martin Cheek)

Malpighiales team (chat to Sue Zmartzy and Gill Chalen)

Lamiales team (Gemma Bramley and Alan Paton)

Legumes (Barbara Mackinder – 1 tribe)



Araceae (Anna Haigh)

Inner core, outer core and wider community



Manual (copy and paste etc):

Linaceae + SANBI families

            List of families and genera (create taxonomy + typing)

                        Linaceae + genera

                        Malpighiaceae + genera

            List of subset of characters (create taxonomy + typing)

                        General habit – habit


                        General habit - leaf arrangement


                        Leaves – insertion


                        Leaves – simple or compound


                        Inflorescence – flowers


                        Inflorescence – position


                        Flowers – perianth


                        Flowers – disc


                        Fruit – texture at maturity


                        Fruit –mericarps


                        Seeds – whether winged


                        Seeds – hairyness



            Characters (create custom data page + cut and paste)

                        Title = Plant part, character and state

                        Field 0 = Core or optional status

                        Field 1 = Description (do we need a special field for images)

                        Field 2 = Links to bibliography (how?)

                        Field 3 = Synonyms (in other keys)


            Feature descriptions (create custom data page + cut and paste)

                        Title = Genus name

                        Field 0 = general habit

                        Field 1 = leaves

                        Field 2 = inflorescence

                        Field 3 = flowers

                        Field 4 = fruits

                        Field 5 = seeds


Automated (batch-loading of data)

Local Sandbox






Fri, 2009-03-27 14:38 -- Anonymous (not verified)
Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith