Annales Botanici Fennici is an established, international, peer-reviewed journal, open to all scientists, appearing in six-number yearly volumes (until 2002 quarterly). It was founded by Societas Biologica Fennica Vanamo in 1964 replacing its predecessor which had been published between 1923 and 1963. Between 1978 and 1994 it was published by the Finnish Botanical Publishing Board, and since 1994 by the Finnish Zoological and Botanical Publishing Board.

The journal publishes original, previously unpublished papers on:
• systematics, evolution, phylogeography, taxonomy and nomenclature of plants and fungi,
• plant population biology and genetics,
• physiology and molecular biology of plants and fungi,
• terrestrial and aquatic plant ecology,
• phytogeography and paleoecology.

Purely descriptive studies (e.g. floristic, anatomical, syntaxonomical, cytotaxonomical, ontogenetic), floristic notes (incl. new records) and manuscripts on numerical taxonomy or cultivated plants as well as manuscripts of very restricted interest are not considered. We do not encourage submitting manuscripts containing only proposals for new combinations without compelling reasons.

There is no page charge in Annales Botanici Fennici. Also colour illustrations are published free of charge.

Impact Factors 2016: 0.600 (two-year), 0.672 (five-year)


Most recently published in vol. 55
[see also vol. 54(4–6)]

Vlasák J., Vlasák J.Jr., Harvey P.G., Leacock P.R. & Spirin V. 2018: Pyrofomes juniperinus, comb. nova, the North American sibling of P. demidoffii (Polyporales, Basidiomycota). — Ann. Bot. Fennici 55: 1–6.
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Lanta V. & Norrdahl K. 2018: Differing germination success may explain lower species richness of herbaceous vegetation below non-native than native shrubs. — Ann. Bot. Fennici 55: 7–15.
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Piwowarczyk R., Sánchez-Pedraja Ó., Moreno-Moral G., Zakaryan N. & Kartashyan N. 2018: Phelipanche zangezuri (Orobanchaceae), a new species from the Caucasus, Armenia. — Ann. Bot. Fennici 55: 17–23.
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Aytaç Z. & Yıldırım H. 2018: Ebenus zekiyeae (Fabaceae), a new species from Turkey. — Ann. Bot. Fennici 55: 25–29.
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Thuong S.D., Choudhary R.K., Tucker G.C., Mau C.H., Nguyen T.T.N., Nguyen H.Q. & Lee J. 2018: Capparis bachii (Capparaceae), a new species from southern Vietnam. — Ann. Bot. Fennici 55: 31–35.
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Hong V., Pan F.Z., Zhou S.B., Ma W. & Wen F. 2018: Primulina cangwuensis (Gesneriaceae), a new species from the karst limestone area in Guangxi, China. — Ann. Bot. Fennici 55: 37–42.
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von Numers 2018: Distribution patterns and long-term changes in vascular plants of non-littoral areas in the SW archipelago of Finland. Part III. Clusiaceae, Violaceae, Cistaceae, Brassicaceae, Salicaceae, Ericaceae, Pyrolaceae, Monotropaceae, Empetraceae, Primulaceae, Tiliaceae, Malvaceae, Thymelaeaceae, Saxifragaceae, Crassulaceae, Grossulariaceae, Parnassiaceae, Droseraceae. — Ann. Bot. Fennici 55: 43–73.
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Dastpak A., Kazempour Osaloo S., Maassoumi A.A. & Naderi Safar K. 2018: Molecular phylogeny of Astragalus sect. Ammodendron (Fabaceae) inferred from chloroplast ycf1 gene. — Ann. Bot. Fennici 55: 75–82.
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Napiroon T., Chamchumroon V., Balslev H. & Chayamarit K. 2018: Lasianthus purpureocalyx (Rubiaceae), a new species from southern Thailand. — Ann. Bot. Fennici 55: 83–86.
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Raveendran J., Mathew S.P., Appukuttannair G. & Kumar E.S.S. 2018: Lasianthus agasthyamalayanus (Rubiaceae), a new species from the southern Western Ghats, Kerala, India. — Ann. Bot. Fennici 55: 87–91.
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Doweld A.B. 2018: Cussoniophyllum, Diplosophyllum, Hederago and Priscophyllum, new generic names for Upper Cretaceous plants of Europe. — Ann. Bot. Fennici 55: 93–98.
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Yang F., Wang Y.H., Qiao D. & Wang H.C. 2018: Pilea weimingii (Urticaceae), a new species from Yunnan, southwest China. — Ann. Bot. Fennici 55: 99–103.
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Laitinen J., Kaakinen E., Oksanen J., Saarimaa M. & Ruuhijärvi R. 2018: Boreal Picea abies mires of Finland: Cajanderian site types and compositional gradients in relation to species richness. — Ann. Bot. Fennici 55: 105–120.
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Chaowasku T., Damthongdee A., Jongsook H., Nuraliev M.S., Ngo D.T., Le H.T., Lithanatudom P., Osathanunkul M., Deroin T., Xue B. & Wipasa J. 2018: Genus Huberantha (Annonaceae) revisited: erection of Polyalthiopsis, a new genus for H. floribunda, with a new combination H. luensis. — Ann. Bot. Fennici 55: 121–136.
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Kottaimuthu R. & Rajendran K. 2018: Cryptocarya vanderwerffii Kottaim., a new name for Ravensara macrophylla Kosterm. (Lauraceae). — Ann. Bot. Fennici 55: 137.
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Biju P., Josekutty E.J. & Augustine J. 2018: Lagenandra cherupuzhica (Araceae), a new species from Kerala, India. — Ann. Bot. Fennici 55: 139–143.
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Rykaczewski M., Szlachetko D.L. & Kolanowska M. 2018: Trichosalpinx carinatus (Orchidaceae, Pleurothallidinae), a new species from Colombia. — Ann. Bot. Fennici 55: 145–148.
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Das M.D., Pramanik A. & Maity D. 2018: Nomenclatural notes on some Indian species of Memecylon. — Ann. Bot. Fennici 55: 149–154.
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Arriola A.H., Valdez M.B.Jr., Nievera E.B. & Alejandro G.J.D. 2018: Discospermum reyesii (Coffeeae, Rubiaceae), a new species from Cebu, Visayas, Philippines. — Ann. Bot. Fennici 55: 155–158.
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Szlachetko D.L. & Kolanowska M. 2018: Exalaria glabriflora (Orchidaceae, Cranichidinae), a new species from Peru. — Ann. Bot. Fennici 55: 159–162.
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Tran T.B., Hoang X.L., Bui N.D., Bui T.H., Sangmi E., Bui H.Q., Do V.H., Nuraliev M., Kuznetsov A., Kuznetova S. & Rodda M. 2018: Jasminanthes tuyetanhiae (Apocynaceae, Asclepiadoideae), a new species from Vietnam, and J. pilosa new for Vietnam. — Ann. Bot. Fennici 55: 163–169.
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Cho W.B., Choi B.H., Kim J.H., Lee D.H. & Lee J.H. 2018: Complete plastome sequencing reveals an extremely diminished SSC region in hemiparasitic Pedicularis ishidoyana (Orobanchaceae). — Ann. Bot. Fennici 55: 171–183.
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Tyler T. 2018: Citation metrics and Impact Factors fail as measures of scientific quality, in particular in taxonomy, and are biased by biological discipline and by geographic and taxonomic factors. — Ann. Bot. Fennici 55: 185–191.
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Miettinen O. & Niemelä T. 2018: Two new temperate polypore species of Skeletocutis (Polyporales, Basidiomycota). — Ann. Bot. Fennici 55: 195–206.
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Napiroon T., Balslev H., Poopath M., Chamchumroon V., Vajrodaya S. & Chayamarit K. 2018: Three new taxa and a new record of Lasianthus (Rubiaceae) in Thailand. — Ann. Bot. Fennici 55: 207–216.
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