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November 13, 2019

Dear colleagues,

November is here! That means it is annual membership time at the International Association for Plant Taxonomy. If you are a current member your 2019 membership will expire on December 31st. Renew now for 2020 to continue enjoying the benefits of members...

November 11, 2019

Dear fellow IAPT members and Taxon readers,

I am sorry to report that John Wiley & Sons continues to be behind schedule in publishing the print version of Taxon. The IAPT Taxon team is doing everything they can to work with Wiley to get the journal back on schedule. The...

October 24, 2019

I am very sorry to bring the sad news that our colleague and friend Vicki Funk died on Tuesday evening, 22 October 2019. Vicki was an amazing and inspiring person in so many ways. She was always positive, generous, and creative, not only in her approach to science, but...

September 27, 2019

IAPT is pleased to announce a new Grant Program focused on the improvement of collections held by small herbaria worldwide.

Starting in October 2019, IAPT will provide competitive grants for the improvement and/or maintenance of botanical collections (herbaria) of algae...

September 24, 2019

We are pleased to announce that IAPT will participate in two international conferences in 2020:

The Southern African Society for Systematic Biology conference will be held at the Waterval Country Lodge (www.waterval.co.za) outside of Cape Town, 4-11 July, 2020. IAP...

August 11, 2019

 Dear fellow members of IAPT and Taxon readers,

We are sure you have noticed that Taxon is behind schedule in publishing this year. Moving to a new publisher is almost always disruptive and results in temporary delays in the publication schedule, and this has definitely...

July 18, 2019

With support from IAPT, a new edition of Nicholas Turland's The Code Decoded has just been published by Pensoft Publishers.

The second edition of this user's guide to the International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi, and plants has been updated to incorporate all...

May 28, 2019

The Société de Physique et d'Histoire naturelle (SPHN) of Geneva is pleased to announce the award of the Augustin-Pyramus de Candolle Prize in 2020. This prize recognizes the author of the best treatment of a taxonomic group of plants, algae or fungi. The intent of the...

May 16, 2019

IAPT has established a symposium series called the Early Career Investigator Symposium to highlight the research of botanists, mycologists, and phycologists. Each year the symposium will be presented at a different international conference where IAPT participates in th...