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Data sources currently implemented in taxize

Souce Function prefix API Docs API key
Encylopedia of Life eol link none
Integrated Taxonomic Information Service itis link none
Global Names Resolver gnr link none
Global Names Index gni link none
IUCN Red List iucn link link
Tropicos tp link link
Theplantlist dot org tpl ** none
National Center for Biotechnology Information ncbi none none
CANADENSYS Vascan name search API vascan link none
International Plant Names Index (IPNI) ipni none none
Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) bold link none
National Biodiversity Network (UK) nbn link none
Index Fungorum fg none none
EU BON eubon link none
Index of Names (ION) ion link none
Open Tree of Life (TOL) tol link none
World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) worms link none
NatureServe natserv link link
Wikipedia wiki link none
Kew’s Plants of the World pow none none

**: There are none! We suggest using TPL and TPLck functions in the taxonstand package. We provide two functions to get bulk data: tpl_families and tpl_get.

***: There are none! The function scrapes the web directly.

May be in taxize in the future: See the datasources label ( in the issue tracker