World Flora Online, Istanbul Meeting
As a member of the World Flora Online project, Nezahat Gökyiğit Botanik Bahçesi (NGBB) in Istanbul is hosting an important meeting from April 23rd to 26th 2019. The main vision of the project which started in 2011 aims to be completed by 2020 and to produce an online flora of all known plants (https://www.cbd.int/gspc/targets.shtml). The 16 participants have travelled from the UK, Germany, France, USA, Ireland, Colombia, South Africa, Belgium and Switzerland for this meeting.
The project will include the ongoing new "Resimli Türkiye Florası" (Illustrated Flora of Turkey) project. This is being carried out by the Flora Research Society funded by the ANG Foundation at the Nezahat Gökyiğit Botanik Bahçesi, to be included in the World Flora Online project (WorldFloraOnline.org) website in Turkish when completed.