If you wish to upload your plot data please read our Code of Conduct and contact us at

We have compiled a selection of useful resources to help you learn about field work, use or just to aid you in general with your research.

Training Videos

These videos will help you to upload a new plot  or a new tree census to

Uploading a new plot

Uploading a New Plot (9.41)

Uploading a new plot

Adding plot metadata & participants (1.37)

Upload a New Tree Census

Upload a New Tree Census (12.53)

Dry Forests

Guide to inputting dry forest tree data into (V1.0. April 2018)

Useful  Links

The main taxonomic resources used by ForestPlots are:

World Flora Online


African Plant Database

Taxonomic Resolution Name Service

Plants of the world online


Link to Ecoregions and Allometric regions maps used by for plot metadata


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