Plant and Fungal Systematics is an international, peer-reviewed, open-access, fast-track, full-color journal. Articles are published online with full pagination immediately upon acceptance, and hardcopies are published twice a year (July, December). It was founded in 1953 as Fragmenta Floristica et Geobotanica and continued as Polish Botanical Journal after 2001.
The main goal of Plant and Fungal Systematics is to promote integrated systematic biology (fusing traditional approaches, modern molecular techniques and bioinformatics tools) in order to more effectively describe plant and fungal biodiversity within a phylogenetic framework. Detailed descriptions and illustrations of morphological characters for newly introduced species, and deposition of voucher specimens, cultures, DNA sequences, alignments and phylogenies in public repositories are central to this endeavor.
Plant and Fungal Systematics publishes original research papers of the highest quality, review articles on timely subjects, and book reviews. The journal articles address the biodiversity, taxonomy, molecular systematics and evolution of algae (broadly defined), cyanobacteria, bryophytes, vascular plants, fungi, oomycetes and myxomycetes.
Plant and Fungal Systematics, financed in 2019 under contract no. 870/P-DUN/2019 from funds of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Republic of Poland, designated for activities aimed at dissemination of scientific results. Project: Line-editing of research papers intended for publication in Plant and Fungal Systematics (64), by a native speaker of English; and publication of two issues of the annual Plant and Fungal Systematics (64: 1, 2) in electronic editions.
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Editors-in-Chief Adam Flakus, Poland Jolanta Miądlikowska, USA
Managing Editor Agnieszka Sojka, Poland
Layout Editor Marian Wysocki, Poland
Associate Editors Hiroyuki Akiyama, Japan Elżbieta Cieślak, Poland Bryn T. M. Dentinger, USA Marcial Escudero, Spain Cécile Gueidan, Australia Judita Koreiviene, Lithuania Martin Kukwa, Poland Andrew N. Miller, USA Ireneusz J. Odrzykoski, Poland Marcin Piątek, Poland Anna Ronikier, Poland Michał Ronikier, Poland Jakub Sawicki, Poland Mike Thiv, Germany Merje Toome-Heller, New Zealand Agata Wojtal, Poland
Editorial Board Members Anne E. Arnold, USA Andreas Beck, Germany Janusz Błaszkowski, Poland Lei Cai, China Dmitry V. Geltman, Russia Bernard Goffinet, USA Werner Greuter, Germany Gilles E. St. J. Hardy, Australia David L. Hawksworth, UK Miroslav Kolařik, Czech Republic T. K. Arun Kumar, India Carlos Lado, Spain Louise A. Lewis, USA Robert Lücking, Germany H. Thorsten Lumbsch, USA François Lutzoni, USA Karol Marhold, Slovakia P. Brandon Matheny, USA Alistair McTaggart, Australia Jiři Neustupa, Czech Republic Sergio Pérez-Ortega, Spain Jolanta Piątek, Poland Dietmar Quandt, Germany Harald Schneider, UK Laura Selbmann, Italy James R. Shevock, USA Pamela S. Soltis, USA Krzysztof Spalik, Poland Adriano A. Spielmann, Brazil Lucyna Śliwa, Poland Susumu Takamatsu, Japan Konrad Wołowski, Poland Andrzej Witkowski, Poland Ying Zhang, China
Publisher (printed version) W. Szafer Institute of Botany, Polish Academy of Sciences, 31-512 Krakow, Lubicz 46, Poland, botany.pl
Publisher (on-line version) De Gruyter Poland Bogumiła Zuga 32A Str. 01-811 Warsaw, Poland T: +48 22 701 50 15