The purpose of the IWGS Plant Database is to provide a definitive source of information on all aquatic plants.
A committee was formed in 2017 to design, develop and maintain a plant database on the IWGS website. The ongoing work of the committee is to ensure data is correct and act on any new sources of information received. Where there is a conflict in data the committee should make a joint decision on which source is correct.
As the appointed International Cultivar Registration Authority (ICRA) registrar of Nymphaeaceae and Nelumbo, our registrars’ purpose is