The Japanese Society for Plant Systematics, founded in 2001, is an association of biologists who are interested in taxonomy, systematics, and biodiversity of plants. It publishes an international journal Acta Phytotaxonomica et Geobotanica and a Japanese journal The Journal of Phytogeography and Taxonomy (only In Japanese) and conducts annual meetings and symposia.
Acta Phytotaxonomica et Geobotanica (APG) is an international peer-reviewed journal published three times a year by the Japanese Society for Plant Systematics. It is the continuation of the journal Societas Phytogeographica Kyoto, Japan. APG publishes research manuscripts in the fields of taxonomy, phylogeny, evolution, conservation, biogeography of plants (including algae and fungi) and related disciplines. Contributions devoted to new taxa, nomenclature, monographs, floristic studies and genetic variation are also invited.
Application of admission for membership and other correspondences should be sent to the addresses below. The annual membership fee is 5,000 Yen for Japanese members, 3,000 Yen for student members and 3,000 Yen for foreign members resided in abroad. APG is available by subscription for 8,000 Yen per year.
Dr. Nobuyuki TANAKA, Secretary of JSPS
Dr. Hajime IKEDA, Business Manager.
JSPS Web Administrator.