GrassBase provides an interactive guide to nomenclature for the whole grass family. It provides lists of over 60,000 names for any given genus, geographical region or genus within a geographical region, helps find the accepted name, synonyms and distribution for any given name, and gives a desription for each species.

Prefix
grassbase
Links
Homepage
Contact
Missing Contact
Pattern for Local Unique Identifiers

Local identifiers in GrassBase should match this regular expression:
^(imp|gen)\d{5}$

Example Local Unique Identifier
imp10873   Resolve
Pattern for CURIES

Compact URIs (CURIEs) constructed from GrassBase should match this regular expression:
^grassbase:(imp|gen)\d{5}$

Example CURIE
grassbase:imp10873
Contributor
Charles Tapley Hoyt
Providers

Providers are various services that resolve CURIEs to URLs. The example CURIE grassbase:imp10873 is used to demonstrate the provides available for grassbase. Generation of OLS and BioPortal URLs requires additional programmatic logic beyond string formatting.

Name Metaprefix URI
GrassBase grassbase https://www.kew.org/data/grasses-db/www/imp10873
Bioregistry bioregistry https://bioregistry.io/grassbase:imp10873