Plant DNA C-values Database


Plant DNA C-values Database Compilers

The Plant DNA C-values database was compiled by Professor Michael Bennett and Dr. Ilia Leitch together with the assistence of Emmeline Johnston to whom we are hugely grateful. It was developed by Information Services Department at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

To contact Prof. Mike Bennett and Dr. Ilia Leitch:

+44 (0)20 8332 5329
+44 (0)20 8332 5310

Questions or comments/suggestions regarding database content should be sent to

People compiling data for subgroups are given below

Angiosperm DNA C-values database: MD Bennett and IJ Leitch (
Gymnosperm DNA C-values database: B Murray (
Pteridophyte DNA C-values database: MD Bennett and IJ Leitch (
Bryophyte DNA C-values database: J Greilhuber (
Algal DNA C-values database D Kapraun (