Aims: There is growing worldwide interest in the flora of the austral region. The New Zealand Journal of Botany plays an important role in disseminating field-based, experimental, and theoretical research to researchers on all aspects of the botany, mycology, and phycology of  the region.

Scope of submissions: The New Zealand Journal of Botany publishes original research papers, review papers, short communications, book reviews, letters, and forum articles. We welcome submissions on all aspects of the botany, mycology, and phycology of the South Pacific, Australia, South America, and southern Africa. The journal’s subject matter encompasses biosystematics and biogeography, ecology, physiology, biochemistry, genetics, reproductive biology, structure and development, taxonomy, ethnobotany, palaeobotany, bryology, lichenology, mycology, plant pathology, and phycology.

Prospective contributors should consult recent issues of the journal and can contact the Editorial Office to discuss whether a planned submission is appropriate.

  • No page charges for publication
  • Online iFirst e-before print publication between quarterly issues option
  • iFirst Open Access option available

Electronic and printed issues are published quarterly (B5 format)

Print ISSN: 0028-825X, Online ISSN: 1175-8643