Plant identification API

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Depends on the quality of provided photo(s). The average is around 85%.
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API Reference overview

This machine learning based plant identification API is documented on; there are two important endpoints:

Check the documentation on Github for all of the endpoints.

Result of the identification is a list of entries showing likely plant taxons (species or genus). Each record contains the following:
  • scientific name of the plant in Latin
  • probability – certainty level of the identification
  • representative images of the suggested species (check details about similar images and video explainer)
  • common names – for major world languages
  • url – link to a webpage with detailed information, usually Wikipedia
  • taxonomy – taxonomic classification of the plant (if available)
  • description – description of the plant from Wikipedia (if available)
Example code

Naive implementation is available on Github for Python, Javascript and PHP.  All requests require an access key, you are welcome to ask for a trial.