Apart from regular papers, the journal also publishes book reviews and Forum discussion papers that raise important topics of broader interest. Occasionally, Special issues may be published on various topics in plant ecology, and plant systematics.

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  • Focuses on plant species in a structured environment
  • Coverage centers on comparative vegetation studies, patterns and processes in vegetation, and experimental taxonomy
  • Co-published with the Institute of Botany, Czech Academy of Sciences
  • Petr Dostál,
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