The Flora Incognita research project

To all interested people, the development of the Flora Incognita app is in progress. We are working hard to make sure that a first real version goes online for everyone in spring 2018. If you are interested in testing the app in advance, you should join our beta program. Please send an e-mail to For the beta program we need your e-mail which you use at the Google or Apple Store. A first beta test phase will start in January. Thank you for your interest!






Flora Incognita is a research project founded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), the Federal Ministry of Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safty (BMUB), the Federal Agency for Nature Conservation (BfN) and the Nature Conservation Foundation of Thuringia,  with the purpose to  support research projects to implement the German National Strategy on Biological Diversity.

It is a joint project between the Technical University in Ilmenau and the Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry in Jena. Here you will find information on the Flora Incognita organization, the latest news and how to join Flora Incognita activities. We wish you an interesting stay on our project website.