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Australian Systematic Botany publishes papers and critical reviews that aim to advance systematic botany and related aspects of biogeography and evolution of all plant groups. More

Editor-in-Chief: Daniel Murphy


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Volume 28 Number 1 2015

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Evolutionary relationships of Heimioporus and Boletellus (Boletales), with an emphasis on Australian taxa including new species and new combinations in Aureoboletus, Hemileccinum and Xerocomus 
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Roy E. Halling , Nigel Fechner , Mitchell Nuhn , Todd Osmundson , Kasem Soytong , David Arora , Manfred Binder and David Hibbett
pp. 1-22

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Examining range disjunctions in Australian Terminalia (Combretaceae) with taxonomic revision of the T. canescens and T. cunninghamii species complexes 
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Russell L. Barrett
pp. 23-45

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Molecular homology and multiple-sequence alignment: an analysis of concepts and practice 
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David A. Morrison , Matthew J. Morgan and Scot A. Kelchner
pp. 46-62
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A reappraisal of the generic concepts of Epacris, Rupicola and Budawangia (Ericaceae, Epacridoideae, Epacrideae) based on phylogenetic analysis of morphological and molecular data 
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Christopher J. Quinn , Ronald K. Crowden , Elizabeth A. Brown , Michael J. Southam , Andrew H. Thornhill and Darren M. Crayn
pp. 63-77

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These articles have been peer reviewed and accepted for publication. They are still in production and have not been edited, so may differ from the final published form.

    SB15016  Accepted 09 October 2015
    Phylogenetic relationships and a new sectional classification of Croton (Euphorbiaceae) in Australia
    Benjamin van Ee, Paul Forster, Paul Berry

    SB15017  Accepted 01 October 2015
    Generic boundaries of Leucochrysum and Waitzia (Asteraceae: Gnaphalieae)
    Xénia Weber, Alexander Schmidt-Lebuhn

    SB15015  Accepted 17 September 2015
    Paraphyly, modern systematics and the transfer of Dryandra into Banksia (Proteaceae): a response to George
    Kevin Thiele, Peter Weston, Austin Mast

    SB15026  Accepted 20 August 2015
    Why we should retain Nothofagus sensu lato
    Bob Hill, Gregory Jordan, Mike Macphail

    SB15022  Accepted 07 August 2015
    Systematic significance of cypsela morphology in Lessingianthus (Vernonieae, Asteraceae)
    Maria Angulo, Maria Sosa, Massimiliano Dematteis

    SB14050  Accepted 06 August 2015
    Comparative wood anatomy of Taxaceae s. l.
    Balkrishna Ghimire, Chunghee Lee, Kweon Heo

    SB14029  Accepted 22 July 2015
    Karyosystematics of the Australasian stipoid grass Austrostipa and related genera: chromosome sizes, ploidy, chromosome base numbers, and phylogeny
    Grit Winterfeld, Julia Schneider, Hannes Becher, John Dickie, Martin Röser

    SB15012  Accepted 20 July 2015
    On Monocarpus (Monocarpaceae, Marchantiopsida), an isolated salt-pan complex thalloid liverwort
    Laura Forrest, David Long, D. Christine Cargill, Michelle Hollingsworth, Josephine Milne, Daniela Schill, Rodney Seppalt, Juan Carlos Villarreal

    SB15010  Accepted 10 July 2015
    Revision of Pycnandra subgenus Leptostylis and description of subgenus Wagapensia (Sapotaceae), a genus endemic to New Caledonia
    Jérôme Munzinger, Ulf Swenson

    SB15013  Accepted 25 June 2015
    Editorial — The multidisciplinary nature of biogeography
    Malte Ebach

    SB15008  Accepted 25 June 2015
    Transfer of the New Caledonian genus Boronella to Boronia (Rutaceae) based on analyses of cpDNA and nrDNA
    Mike Bayly, Marco Duretto, Gareth Holmes, Paul Forster, David Cantrill, Pauline Ladiges

    SB15007  Accepted 16 June 2015
    Seed micromorphology of Central European Orobanche and Phelipanche (Orobanchaceae) in relation to preferred hosts and systematic implications
    Renata Piwowarczyk

    SB14042  Accepted 16 March 2015
    Biogeographical regionalisation of the world: A reappraisal
    Juan Morrone


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Rank Paper Details
1. Published 9 December 2014
A revision of Olearia section Asterotriche (Asteraceae: Asterae)

Andre Messina, Neville G. Walsh, Susan E. Hoebee and Peter T. Green

2. Published 31 March 2015
Biogeography by revelation: investigating a world shaped by miracles

Michael Heads

3. Published 9 December 2014
The taxonomy of Flagellaria (Flagellariaceae)

Patricia H. Wepfer and H. Peter Linder

4. Published 31 March 2015
Panbiogeography, its critics, and the case of the ratite birds

Michael Heads

5. Published 31 March 2015
A revision of Melicytus (Violaceae) in mainland Australia and Tasmania

V. Stajsic, N. G. Walsh, R. Douglas, A. Messina and B. P. J. Molloy

6. Published 31 March 2015
Multiple lines of evidence clarify limits of Allocasuarina thalassoscopica, A. defungens and A. littoralis (Allocasuarina sect. Cylindropitys, Casuarinaceae)

Phillip F. Rose, Karen L. Wilson, Ian R. H. Telford, Robert W. Lamont and Jeremy J. Bruhl

7. Published 29 June 2015
Phylogeny of the fern family Aspleniaceae in Australasia and the south-western Pacific

Daniel J. Ohlsen, Leon R. Perrie, Lara D. Shepherd, Patrick J. Brownsey and Michael J. Bayly

8. Published 29 June 2015
Distribution of morphological diversity within widespread Australian species of Poa (Poaceae, tribe Poeae) and implications for taxonomy of the genus

Joanne L. Birch, Freya M. Berwick, Neville G. Walsh, David J. Cantrill and Daniel J. Murphy

9. Published 9 December 2014
A systematic study of Bonnaya section Bonnaya (Linderniaceae)

Yi-Shuo Liang and Jenn-Che Wang

10. Published 29 June 2015
Bush Blitz: journeys of discovery in the Australian outback

Michael Preece, Jo Harding and Judy G. West

11. Published 6 October 2014
Revisiting the biogeography of Sideroxylon (Sapotaceae) and an evaluation of the taxonomic status of Argania and Spiniluma

Gail Stride, Stephan Nylinder and Ulf Swenson

12. Published 6 October 2014
An investigation of taxon boundaries in rare and range-restricted Synaphea (Proteaceae: Conosperminae) species from south-west Western Australia

R. Butcher and K. R. Thiele

13. Published 29 June 2015
A chloroplast phylogeny of Zieria (Rutaceae) in Australia and New Caledonia shows widespread incongruence with species-level taxonomy

Rosemary A. Barrett, Michael J. Bayly, Marco F. Duretto, Paul I. Forster, Pauline Y. Ladiges and David J. Cantrill

14. Published 10 September 2015
Examining range disjunctions in Australian Terminalia (Combretaceae) with taxonomic revision of the T. canescens and T. cunninghamii species complexes

Russell L. Barrett

15. Published 6 October 2014
Popper and phylogenetics, a misguided rendezvous

Lars Vogt

16. Published 6 October 2014
Morphological and molecular data support reinstatement of Spiridens muelleri Hampe (Bryophyta: Hypnodendraceae), a Lord Howe Island endemic

David A. Meagher and Michael J. Bayly

17. Published 10 September 2015
A reappraisal of the generic concepts of Epacris, Rupicola and Budawangia (Ericaceae, Epacridoideae, Epacrideae) based on phylogenetic analysis of morphological and molecular data

Christopher J. Quinn, Ronald K. Crowden, Elizabeth A. Brown, Michael J. Southam, Andrew H. Thornhill and Darren M. Crayn

18. Published 29 June 2015
Four new species of Goodeniaceae from Western Australia, including the smallest species in the family, a putative seed-article elaiosome and possible floral mimicry in Lechenaultia

Russell L. Barrett and Matthew D. Barrett

19. Published 10 September 2015
Molecular homology and multiple-sequence alignment: an analysis of concepts and practice

David A. Morrison, Matthew J. Morgan and Scot A. Kelchner

20. Published 6 October 2014
Seed and pollen morphology in the Orobanche alsatica complex (Orobanchaceae) from central Europe and its taxonomic significance

R. Piwowarczyk, A. T. Halamski and E. Durska

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