The sixth World Flora Online Council meeting held in South Africa
Keywords:Global Strategy for Plant Conservation, South Africa, South African National Biodiversity Institute, Target 1, World Flora Online, e-Flora of South Africa
Background: Biannual Council meetings are held with the aim of developing a World Flora Online (WFO) in response to Target 1 of the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation (2011–2020).
Objectives: To report on the sixth WFO Council meeting held in Pretoria, South Africa, on November 2016.
Method: A WFO Council meeting (preceded by Taxonomic and Technical Working Group meetings) was hosted by the South African National Biodiversity Institute in Pretoria.
Results: Significant progress with the development of the WFO portal was made.
Conclusion: The WFO portal will be launched at the International Botanical Congress in China in 2017.