Image-based Keys

Both types use a CXML format with DZI-based image-tiling system across two different forks of PivotViewer.


HTML PivotViewer. Best used on 200 mm displays or larger. Nice on tablets but too big for old-school Malus domesticus phones.

Generic grasses of Louisiana »


Kingdom Plantae »

Microsoft Silverlight

Silverlight PivotViewer requires the Silverlight runtime produced by Microsoft that is being deprecated.

Visual Carices of North America »


80 plants families across 200+ genera »


Visual Paspalum demo »

Tiled images

Tiled image set illustrating the change in file size as well as number of images; a geometric image series.

Biodiversity Data Journal 1: e984 (16 Sep 2013) doi: 10.3897/BDJ.1.e984

How to use a visual key