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Encyclopaedia of Bromeliads CD/DVD

ISBN / EAN 9789081770811(Nederlands graag)


October 2005 the first version of this Bromeliad CD project was presented, combining as much information and photos as possible about all existing Bromeliad species and names.

We did realize that this was a monster project and we can not do it on our own. Especially we need picture donors to get most of the species illustrated.

The project started with a collaboration of three BCG members: Eric Gouda, Hugo Claessen and Kees Gouda. For literature references Leo Dijkgraaf has been asked to share his affords in his search for Bromeliad literature and he was willing to do so. Soon Derek Butcher joined to work on the huge task to get the plant description data ready to be included. After four years (October 2009) a fully redesigned version 2 was introduced, that looked much nicer and had much more photographs. Now after an other 3 years we are ready to introduce version 3.

What is new in version 3

Much more information, larger photos and (old) plates has been added in this version. The information is organized within Tab pages. The use of pop-up windows has been eliminated.

  • Full Plant Descriptions are given on separate Tabs including its source.
  • Synonym names with its information (publication, type etc.) is given on a separate Tab page and accessible directly from the index.
  • There are separate Tabs for larger picture and its information, for both the one in portraid(X) and the additional pictures in landscape(Y). Much information about origin (country etc.) of the plants on the pictures has been added.
  • If an Old Chromolithograph image, for example from Belgique Hort. is available, it will show up in a separate Tab too.
  • The on line version is updated on a daily basis and can be accessed with a login if your IP address is not fixed.

From the CD/DVD you can access the on line database for updated information if you like or for additional photographs. For this you have to register your copy and you will be kept informed about future updates and new versions. http://encyclopedia.florapix.nl

Price information

The price of the version 3 CD is 25 including online access up till next version (or at least a year). If you have registered your version 2 CD (you can still do that), you can update to version 3 for 15 (all prices exclusive postage). If you only need the online access, you can become a registered member/donor of the project for 10 a year (but if there is no major update after 2 years you get a free follow up).

CD/DVD including access

Become a registered member/donor and get online access (without CD/DVD)

Bromeliad Contact Group

Dutch / Belgian Bromeliad Society

Botanical Gardens Utrecht,

The Netherlands

Contact: Eric Gouda

ING Bank Account: IBAN: NL28INGB0005236061


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