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Systematic Botany is a peer-reviewed scientific journal covering the study of systematic botany. It is published quarterly by the American Society of Plant Taxonomists.[1] According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2010 impact factor of 1.897.[2]

Systematic Botany  
Discipline Botany
Language English
Edited by James F. Smith
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Quarterly
Standard abbreviations
Syst. Bot.
ISSN 0363-6445 (print)
1548-2324 (web)
LCCN 76646396
JSTOR 03636445
OCLC no. 2531771

Systematic Botany was established in spring 1976 under founding editor-in-chief William Louis Culberson (Duke University).[3] The current editor-in-chief is James F. Smith (Boise State University).[1]

The American Society of Plant Taxonomists also publishes the peer-reviewed taxonomic monograph series, Systematic Botany Monographs since 1980.[4]

Abstracting and indexingEdit

Systematic Botany is abstracted and indexed in Agricola, Agris, BioOne, PubMed, Scirus, and Science Citation Index Expanded.


  1. ^ a b "Systematic Botany". American Society of Plant Taxonomists. Retrieved 24 Apr 2018.
  2. ^ "Systematic Botany". 2010 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2012.
  3. ^ "Front Matter". Systematic Botany. 1 (1). 1976.
  4. ^ "History of Scholarly Societies: Systematic Botany Monographs". University of Waterloo. Retrieved 24 Mar 2012.

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