to the official web page of the Berlin Taxonomic Information Model.
The Berlin Model is based on the IOPI
model and various later implementations of the basic
principles laid out therein. It fully incorporates "potential
taxa" (taxa as circumscribed by a reference) as well as the
full complexity of botanical names according to the rules of botanical
Actually the Berlin Model is implemented as a SQL Server 2000
database. Please contact us for any question or comment.
(4/6/06) version 2.17 of the model available.
(18/5/04) The WebEditor demo is finally
(22/4/04) New Website and new information available.