April 20, 2020

The Faculty of Biology invites applications for a Tenure Track Professorship (W1 Tenure Track to W2) in Biodiversity of Plants to be filled at the earliest possible date.

This professorship is funded by the Tenure Track Program of the German Federal Government and the F...

February 24, 2020

The Department of Biological Sciences at Clemson University (Clemson, South Carolina, U.S.A.) seeks applicants for a 12-month, full-time Herbarium Curator and Lecturer. This is a renewable, non-tenure track position with opportunity for promotion. The regionally focuse...

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...

May 14, 2019

by Peter Bruyns, Paul Berry

During the last forty years, one of the most widespread and conspicuous succulent trees in East and north-east Africa has been referred to as E. candelabrum Kotschy or as E. candelabrum Trémaux ex Kotschy. This name is a later homon...

April 5, 2019

by Izabella Martins da Costa Rodrigues, Sandra Knapp, João Renato Stehmann

Athenaea Sendtn. nom. cons. is re-established as the correct name for the taxon previously referred to as Aureliana Sendtn. (Withaninae, Solanaceae), which is a later homonym of Aureliana Boehm....

April 5, 2019

by Alexander B. Doweld

The complicated nomenclatural history of the extinct fossil-genera Acitheca and Strephopteris (fertile foliage) and Polymorphopteris (sterile foliage), established for fossil ferns (Marattiopsida), is reviewed and corrected with new bibliographic...