The database contains published data in an open-access, searchable form, which all site visitors may access and use. As we acquire and publish more spectral reflectance measurements, they will be added to the database. Please e-mail the database administrator if you have queries.
If you use data from the Floral Reflectance Database in a published work, you agree to cite the database as your source. At present, this version of the database should be cited as follows:
Arnold SEJ, Faruq S, Savolainen V, McOwan PW, Chittka L, 2010 FReD: The Floral Reflectance Database — A Web Portal for Analyses of Flower Colour. PLoS ONE 5(12): e14287. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0014287
Please check back here for when a journal reference for the Floral Reflectance Database is available.