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Downloading the Database

We offer several methods of downloading the database. See below for details on recomended donations, the versions available, and copyright info.

Internet Download:
Download now! Includes the latest Sept 03 version of the database and gallery of 400 photos. To download the database you first need to make a payment through PayPal once the payment has been made you will be taken to the download page where all different versions will be available. Just click on one of the images:
Standard Home User: £35 Download database   $65 Download database
Low income/unwaged: £15 Download database
$27
Download database
Commercial: £100. Download database    $180 Download database

 

In exceptional circumstances we may be able to provide a version of the database to worthy causes with very limited financial resources. Please email admin@pfaf.org explaining your situation. Students in 1st World Universities do not normally qualify.

Versions available

There are five versions of the database, all contain the same data, its only the interface which is different. The CDROM comes with all versions.

Standalone version
Runs on all windows PCs. Uses a run time version of Access which is included
A Microsoft Access 2.0 version.
Runs on all windows PC's, but requires you have a copy of Microsoft Access 2. Does not currently run under windows vista, windows 7 untested Allows you to create your own queries.
A Microsoft Access 7 version.
Runs on all windows PC's, but requires you have a copy of Microsoft Access 7. Allows you to create your own queries.
A Microsoft Access 2000 version.
Runs on all windows PC's, but requires you have a copy of Microsoft Access 2000. Allows you to create your own queries.
Ascii text version
Just the data as plain ascii text. You should be able to import this into most database packages. Includes scripts for easy importation into MySQL.

Copyright and license

This database and supporting literature is Copyright (c) 1992-2003 Plants For A Future and Ken Fern.

The database is covered by a Creative Commons: attribution required, non-commercial, share-alike license. Creative Commons License Atribution Non commercial Share alike

This basically means:

If you wish to obtain a different license then please email us webmaster@pfaf.org us with your requirements and we will be able to come to some arrangement.

Plants For A Future is a charitable company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales.
Charity No. 1057719, Company No. 3204567,
Reg. Office 1 Lerryn View, Lerryn, Lostwithiel, Cornwall, PL22 0QJ.
Trustees: Dr R. J. Morris, S. H. Money


Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future - Species Database.
Copyright (c) 1997-2003. Last Update: June 2003
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