Dataset Details - Irish Crop Wild Relative Database
Data on the distribution of Irish CWR species. Data on key ITPGRA species were compiled in 2010 from the National Parks and Wildlife Service, the National Herbarium, and the National Vegetation Database. The database also includes recent CWR data collected under projects funded by DAFM (Genetic Heritage Ireland 2009-2010; and the National Biodiversity Data Centre 2011 & 2012).
The National Crop Wild Relative database was established in 2010 by the National Biodiversity Data Centre using funding provided by the Department of Agriculture, Food & the Marine. It aims to collate all CWR data in Ireland, to support the development of in-situ and ex-situ conservation strategies for these species.
Island of Ireland
1880 - present
All data has been validated by an expert. The source data field indicates the published or unpublished source from which the data originates.
This dataset is continually updated with new records
Open (Creative Commons CC-BY 4.0)
National Biodiversity Data Centre, Irish Crop Wild Relative Database, National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland, accessed 24 March 2019, <https://maps.biodiversityireland.ie/Dataset/73>
Dataset species distribution
Terrestrial Map - 10kmDistribution of the number of species recorded within each 10km grid square (ITM).
Marine Map - 50KmDistribution of the number of species recorded within each 50km grid square (WGS84).
Dataset record distribution
Terrestrial Map - 10kmDistribution of the number of records within each 10km grid square (ITM).
Marine Map - 50KmDistribution of the number of records within each 50km grid square (WGS84).
Records per year
Species per year
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