April 2, 2020

Dear fellow IAPT members,

I hope you are doing well in this difficult time with the global pandemic. I am guessing that pretty much everyone is dealing with disruptions and new challenges. It will probably not be a surprise to learn that the pandemic is also causing dis...

March 21, 2020

IAPT is pleased to announce the 2019 Stebbins Medal for an outstanding publication in phylogenetic systematics and evolution. For this award the evaluation committee considered papers published in 2014-2017. The 2019 Stebbins Medal is awarded to:

James B. Pease, David C...

January 10, 2020

The IAPT announces the 2020 round of our competitive grants program in plant systematics, with emphasis on funding students and young investigators in developing countries, but open to applicants world-wide. For guidance, candidates who obtained their Ph.D. degree more...

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...