Taxon (journal)
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Taxon Journal
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DisciplinePlant taxonomy
Edited byDirk C. Albach
Publication details
2.680 (2017)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4Taxon
ISSN0040-0262 (print)
1996-8175 (web)
OCLC no.693163107

Taxon is a bimonthly peer-reviewed scientific journal covering plant taxonomy. It is published by Wiley on behalf of the International Association for Plant Taxonomy, of which it is the official journal. It was established in 1952 and is the only place where nomenclature proposals and motions to amend the International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi, and plants (except for the rules concerning fungi) can be published.[1][2] The editor-in-chief is Dirk C. Albach (University of Oldenburg).

Abstracting and indexing

The journal is abstracted and indexed in:

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2017 impact factor of 2.680.[10]


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