The Organization for Flora Neotropica (OFN) is a UNESCO nongovernmental organization in Category B (biosphere reserves). OFN was founded in 1964, due to the efforts of the botanists José Cuatrecasas and F. Raymond Fosberg. OFN's main goal is the publication of a complete inventory of the flora of the entire New World tropics.
OFN's official publication is
OFN has a Commission consisting of 150 members from 30 different countries. OFN's Executive Board elects new Commission members among nominees suggested by the Commission members. OFN's annual meeting of the Commission and Executive Board is held in Latin America, usually as part of a botanical congress which is either national or regional. The location of OFN's administrative headquarters is the New York Botanical Garden. The business of OFN's annual meeting is conducted in English, Spanish, or Portuguese.
Scientists affiliated (in the present or past) with OFN include Frank Almeda,
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