Introduction

Last update: 2nd of May 2011.

The introduction is what is at the start of a book and is the last part written... so this introduction will follow the rule and will eventually be written... a few years from now... but the links below are ok...

The pages of this site give access to:

These pages were started at my retirement, the 1st of January 2005, and I will carry the job on for as long as I can, that is “until death do us part”. You can link to the plants of this flora, by: or by some other regrouping:

If you do not know the scientific name of a plant but only its common name or one of its common names, you can scan the list scientific names vs vernacular names in order to find its scientific name; this name is in bold at the start of a line, followed by its tabbed list of common names (at least the ones I knew).
Remark The scientific names of plant have changed et do change at times, due to the progress of taxonomy. You might then know the scientific name of a plant under an other name that the one used in these pages. You can scan the list scientific names vs synonyms in order to find the scientific name used in these pages; it is the name in bold at the the start of a line, followed by its tabbed list of synonyms.

If you are only interested in photographs of plants:

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A few stats:

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If you have any comments, remarks or suggestions about this site and its pages please let me know and I'll take your comments, remarks or suggestions into account.
If you found some errors (there should be many) please let me know and I'll correct them.
My address is fg#arabica.info.uqam.ca, or F.Grosdaillon#gmail.com, and change the '#' for a '@'.

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