Chapter 9 Other packages
9.1 packages taxize leverages
There’s a number of packages that
taxize builds on:
You can use these packages individually if you’re only interested
in the data from that one data source. Furthermore, each of these packages
has more functionality for dealing with that specific data source. The
benefit of using
taxize is that it attemps to make a more consistent
interface across the different data sources.
9.1.1 package: bold
9.1.2 package: rredlist
Important: An API key is required for this package. Request one at http://apiv3.iucnredlist.org/api/v3/token. It is not unusual to have to wait many weeks to get your key.