December 18, 2019

The Albion Hodgdon Herbarium is seeking to hire a Collection Manager in the Department of Biological Sciences. The Collection Manager will be responsible for the maintenance and organization of the collection, is expected to perform collection based research and develo...

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...

April 5, 2019

by Michelle Mota, John Richard Abbott, Roberto Manuel Salas, Kurt Neubig, José Floriano Barêa Pastore, 

Abstract Three enigmatic lineages of the Polygalaceae endemic to the semi-arid region of Argentina were sampled within the framework of a molecular phylogenetic...

April 5, 2019

by Tania D’haijère, Patrick Mardulyn, Ling Dong, Gregory M. Plunkett, Murielle Simo-Droissart, Vincent Droissart, Tariq Stévart

Previous phylogenetic analyses focused on angraecoid orchids suggested that the genus Ypsilopus was paraphyletic and that some species of Trid...

April 5, 2019

by Piero G. Delprete, Riccardo M. Baldini, Nicolas Fumeaux, Laura Guglielmone

Giovanni Casaretto (1810–1879) was appointed by King Charles Albert of Savoy- Carignano, Kingdom of Sardinia, as the botanist and mineralogist of a planned circumnavigation of the globe....