GIFT: Access to the Global Inventory of Floras and Traits (GIFT)

Retrieving regional plant checklists, species traits and distributions, and environmental data from the Global Inventory of Floras and Traits (GIFT). More information about the GIFT database can be found at <> and the map of available floras can be visualized at <>. The API and associated queries can be accessed according the following scheme: <>.

Version: 1.3.2
Depends: R (≥ 3.5.3)
Imports: ape, curl, dplyr, httr2, jsonlite, phytools, purrr, sf, stats, tidyr, utils
Suggests: covr, ggplot2, kableExtra, knitr, patchwork, testthat (≥ 3.0.0), RColorBrewer, rmarkdown, rnaturalearth, rnaturalearthdata, scales
Published: 2024-02-27
DOI: 10.32614/CRAN.package.GIFT
Author: Pierre Denelle ORCID iD [aut, cre], Patrick Weigelt ORCID iD [aut]
Maintainer: Pierre Denelle <pierre.denelle at>
License: GPL-2 | GPL-3 [expanded from: GPL (≥ 2)]
NeedsCompilation: no
Materials: README NEWS
CRAN checks: GIFT results


Reference manual: GIFT.pdf
Vignettes: GIFT tutorial
Queries in the API
GIFT tutorial for advanced users


Package source: GIFT_1.3.2.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): GIFT_1.3.2.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): GIFT_1.3.2.tgz, r-release (x86_64): GIFT_1.3.2.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): GIFT_1.3.2.tgz
Old sources: GIFT archive


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