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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 27 Number 4 2014

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Panbiogeography, its critics, and the case of the ratite birds 
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Michael Heads
pp. 241-256

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Multiple lines of evidence clarify limits of Allocasuarina thalassoscopica, A. defungens and A. littoralis (Allocasuarina sect. Cylindropitys, Casuarinaceae) 
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Phillip F. Rose , Karen L. Wilson , Ian R. H. Telford , Robert W. Lamont and Jeremy J. Bruhl
pp. 257-281

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Biogeography by revelation: investigating a world shaped by miracles 
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Michael Heads
pp. 282-304

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A revision of Melicytus (Violaceae) in mainland Australia and Tasmania 
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V. Stajsic , N. G. Walsh , R. Douglas , A. Messina and B. P. J. Molloy
pp. 305-323

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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.

    SB15006  Accepted 25 March 2015
    A new, rare species of Brachychiton from Fish River Station, Northern Territory.
    Ian Cowie

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

    SB14045  Accepted 13 March 2015
    Lomandra marginata (Asparagaceae), a shy-flowering new species from south western Australia
    Terry Macfarlane, John Conran

    SB14043  Accepted 11 March 2015
    Phylogeny of the fern family Aspleniaceae in Australasia and the south-west Pacific
    Daniel Ohlsen, Leon Perrie, Lara Shepherd, Pat Brownsey, Mike Bayly

    SB14026  Accepted 20 February 2015
    Examining range disjunctions in Australian Terminalia (Combretaceae) with taxonomic revision of the T. canescens and T. cunninghamii species complexes
    Russell Barrett

    SB14049  Accepted 17 February 2015
    Evolutionary relationships of Heimioporus and Boletellus (Boletales) with an emphasis on Australian taxa including new species and new combinations in Aureoboletus, Hemileccinum, and Xerocomus.
    Roy Halling, Nigel Fechner, Mitchell Nuhn, Todd Osmundson, Kasem Soytong, David Arora, Manfred Binder, David Hibbett

    SB14047  Accepted 03 February 2015
    Taxonomic status and distribution of the critically endangered Christmas Island Spleenwort (Asplenium listeri; Aspleniaceae): it is not as rare as we thought
    Daniel Ohlsen, Leon Perrie, Lara Shepherd, Mike Bayly

    SB14032  Accepted 03 February 2015
    A revision of Chara species in sect. Charopsis in Australia (Characeae: Charophyceae), including specimens collected for Bush Blitz
    Michelle Casanova

    SB14028  Accepted 02 February 2015
    Distribution of morphological diversity within widespread Australian species of Poa (Poaceae, tribe Poeae) and implications for taxonomy of the genus.
    Joanne Birch, Freya Berwick, Neville Walsh, David Cantrill, Daniel Murphy

    SB14037  Accepted 30 January 2015
    Additions to the genus Trapelia (Trapeliaceae: lichenised Ascomycetes)
    Gintaras Kantvilas, Steven Leavitt, John Elix, Thorsten Lumbsch

    SB14033  Accepted 18 December 2014
    A chloroplast phylogeny of Zieria (Rutaceae) in Australia and New Caledonia shows widespread incongruence with species-level taxonomy
    Rosemary Barrett, Mike Bayly, Marco Duretto, Paul Forster, Pauline Ladiges, David Cantrill


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1. Published 30 June 2014
Molecular phylogenetic analyses of Drakaeinae: Diurideae (Orchidaceae) based on DNA sequences of the internal transcribed spacer region

Joseph T. Miller and Mark A. Clements

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

Patricia H. Wepfer and H. Peter Linder

3. Published 9 December 2014
A revision of Olearia section Asterotriche (Asteraceae: Asterae)

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

4. Published 30 June 2014
Phylogeny of the holly grevilleas (Proteaceae) based on nuclear ribosomal and chloroplast DNA

Gareth D. Holmes, Trisha L. Downing, Elizabeth A. James, Mark J. Blacket, Ary A. Hoffmann and Michael J. Bayly

5. Published 27 March 2014
The trichotomosulcate asparagoids: pollen morphology of Hemerocallidaceae in relation to systematics and pollination biology

Carol A. Furness, John G. Conran, Thomas Gregory and Paula J. Rudall

6. Published 27 March 2014
A revision of Australian species of Radula subg. Odontoradula

Matt A. M. Renner, Nicolas Devos, Elizabeth A. Brown and Matt J. von Konrat

7. Published 27 March 2014
Gintarasia and Xalocoa, two new genera to accommodate temperate to subtropical species in the predominantly tropical Graphidaceae (Ostropales, Ascomycota)

Ekaphan Kraichak, Sittiporn Parnmen, Robert Lücking and H. Thorsten Lumbsch

8. Published 30 June 2014
A revision of Chara sect. Protochara, comb. et stat. nov. (Characeae: Charophyceae)

Michelle T. Casanova and Kenneth G. Karol

9. Published 30 June 2014
Nomenclatural updates of Aristolochia subgenus Pararistolochia (Aristolochiaceae)

Katja Buchwalder, Marie-Stéphanie Samain, Garry Sankowsky, Christoph Neinhuis and Stefan Wanke

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

Yi-Shuo Liang and Jenn-Che Wang

11. Published 30 June 2014
An expanded phylogenetic analysis of Sannantha (Myrtaceae) and description of a new species

Peter G. Wilson and Margaret M. Heslewood

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 27 March 2014
Four newly recorded species of the calcified marine brown macroalgal genus Padina (Dictyotales, Phaeophyceae) for Australia

Ni-Ni-Win, Zhong-Min Sun, Takeaki Hanyuda, Akira Kurihara, Alan J. K. Millar, Carlos Frederico D. Gurgel and Hiroshi Kawai

14. 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

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

Lars Vogt

16. Published 30 June 2014
Molecular phylogeny reveals the true colours of Myeloconidaceae (Ascomycota: Ostropales)

Matthew P. Nelsen, Robert Lücking, Carrie J. Andrew, André Aptroot, Marcela E. S. Cáceres, Joel A. Mercado-Díaz, Eimy Rivas Plata and H. Thorsten Lumbsch

17. 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

18. 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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