Kew Bulletin is an international peer-reviewed journal for the taxonomy, systematics and conservation of vascular plants and fungi. Papers on conservation, evolution, palynology, cytology, anatomy, biogeography and phytochemistry are considered, where relevant to taxonomy and systematics. Review papers on topics appropriate to the journal are invited. The journal is richly illustrated with line drawings and photographs, and also features a Book Review and Notices section. 

  • Flagship journal of the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew
  • Focusing on original articles on vascular plant and mycological systematics
  • Dynamic journal incorporating line drawings and photographs in each part

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  • Timothy Utteridge
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Hybrid (Transformative Journal). How to publish with us, including Open Access

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0.984 (2020)
Impact factor
0.822 (2020)
Five year impact factor
57 days
Submission to first decision (Median)
73,855 (2021)
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Electronic ISSN
1874-933X
Print ISSN
0075-5974
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  3. Baidu
  4. Biological Abstracts
  5. CLOCKSS
  6. CNKI
  7. CNPIEC
  8. Current Contents/ Agriculture, Biology & Environmental Sciences
  9. Dimensions
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  11. EMBiology
  12. Google Scholar
  13. Japanese Science and Technology Agency (JST)
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  18. Portico
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  20. ProQuest-ExLibris Summon
  21. SCImago
  22. SCOPUS
  23. Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE)
  24. TD Net Discovery Service
  25. UGC-CARE List (India)
  26. Wanfang
  27. Zoological Record
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