World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

How to Cite Us

If you find the database useful for your work, please mention it when citing sources of information. It may be cited as:

WCSP (). 'World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://wcsp.science.kew.org Retrieved .'

If you would like to cite the families individually, please use the following format:

'Compiler(s), Reviewers(s) (Current Year). World Checklist of [Add Family]. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://wcsp.science.kew.org Retrieved .'

The family reviewer and family compiler can be determined from the reviewer and compiler table.

EXAMPLE (Arecaceae)
Govaerts, R., Dransfield, J., Zona, S., Hodel, D.R. & Henderson, A. (). World Checklist of Arecaceae. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://wcsp.science.kew.org Retrieved

For citations in WIKIPEDIA and WIKISPECIES please use the following template

citation in the text: {{cite web|url=http://wcsp.science.kew.org|title=WCSP |work= World Checklist of Selected Plant Families}}

citation of external link: *{{cite web|url=http://wcsp.science.kew.org|title=WCSP |work=World Checklist of Selected Plant Families}}

Please ensure that the year and date of accession reflects the date for your use of the system, e.g. if you accessed WCSP on 3 March 2017, please insert "|accessdate=2017-04-03" between the word "Families" and "}}".