Kew Bulletin

An international journal for taxonomy, systematics and conservation of plants and fungi.

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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 illustrated with line drawings and photographs, and also features a Book Review and Notices section.

Published on behalf of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew by Springer, Kew Bulletin is continuously published online and in print (quarterly).

Editor-in-chief: Dr T.M.A. Utteridge

Managing editor: R. Linklater

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Submitting papers

Authors can submit papers for publication via our online manuscript submission, tracking and review system.

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Submit papers for publication

Kew Bulletin offers authors the option to publish papers as open access on Springer’s Open Choice programme.

Accessing Kew Bulletin

  • ISSN: 1874-933X (electronic version)
  • ISSN: 0075 5974 (print version)
  • Volumes 63 onwards (2008–2011) are available on Springerlink.
  • Volumes 1 - 64 (1946–2009) and earlier volumes dating back to 1887 are available online via the JSTOR archive.

Orders and subscription enquiries

For orders or subscription enquiries, visit the Springer website or email

Back issues of the print journal can be ordered from the Periodicals Service Company.