Plant‐O‐Matic: a dynamic and mobile guide to all plants of the Americas

  title={Plant‐O‐Matic: a dynamic and mobile guide to all plants of the Americas},
  author={Gregory R. Goldsmith and Naia Morueta‐Holme and Brody Sandel and E. Fitz and Samuel D. Fitz and Brad L. Boyle and Nathan Casler and Kristine Engemann and Peter M{\o}ller J{\o}rgensen and Nathan J B Kraft and Brian J. McGill and Robert K. Peet and William H. Piel and Nick Spencer and Jens‐Christian Svenning and Barbara M Thiers and Cyrille Violle and Susan K. Wiser and Brian Joseph Enquist},
  journal={Methods in Ecology and Evolution},
Advances in both informatics and mobile technology are providing exciting new opportunities for generating, disseminating, and engaging with information in the biological sciences at unprecedented spatial scales, particularly in disentangling information on the distributions and natural history of hyperdiverse groups of organisms. We describe an application serving as a mobile catalog of all of the plants of the Americas developed using species distribution models estimated from field… 
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