Free, open-source software to manage living collections of plants
For botanical gardens, conservation projects and individuals

Why Index Botanica?

  • Manage your plant records from any internet-connected computer, tablet or mobile phone

  • Find records easily with fast, simple searching and “did you mean” spelling correction

  • Keep your botanical names up-to-date with automatic connection to Flora - an up-to-date database of over a million plant names and taxonomic statuses

  • Show up-to-date conservation status for all plants in your collection

  • Connect to your internal tools, your website, and hundreds of other online services with programmer-friendly data interfaces

  • Never worry about losing data again with fully-automated backups

  • Avoid lock-in by using 100% open-source software, free forever

How do I get it?

Index Botanica is in active development. Be the first to get your hands on it when it launches.

Technical information

Index Botanica uses PostgreSQL, Hasura and ElasticSearch as its underlying data layer, GraphQL for its API interface and runs on Node.js.

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    Index Botanica is a project from the Foundation for Extraordinary Plants