Australian Systematic Botany

Australian Systematic Botany is an international peer-reviewed scientific journal published by CSIRO Publishing. It is devoted to publishing original research, and sometimes review articles, on topics related to systematic botany, such as biogeography, taxonomy and evolution. The journal is broad in scope, covering all plant, algal and fungal groups, including fossils.

Australian Systematic Botany  
Edited byDaniel Murphy
Publication details
HistoryBrunonia (1978–1987); Australian Systematic Botany (1988–present)
0.648 (2015)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4Aust. Syst. Bot.
ISSN1030-1887 (print)
1446-5701 (web)
OCLC no.18489688

First published in 1978 as Brunonia, the journal adopted its current name in 1988.

The current Editor-in-Chief is Daniel Murphy (Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne).

Abstracting and indexingEdit

The journal is abstracted and indexed in BIOSIS, CAB Abstracts, Current Contents (Agriculture, Biology & Environmental Sciences), Elsevier BIOBASE, Kew Index, Science Citation Index and Scopus.

Impact factorEdit

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2015 impact factor of 0.648.[1]


  1. ^ "Australian Systematic Botany". 2015 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2015.

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