South African Journal of Botany

South African Journal of Botany

An International Interdisciplinary Journal for Plant Sciences





Editor-in-Chief::Johannes van Staden





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The South African Journal of Botany publishes original papers that deal with the classification, biodiversity, morphology, physiology, molecular biology, ecology, biotechnology, ethnobotany and other botanically related aspects of species that are of importance to southern Africa. Manuscripts dealing with significant new findings on other species of the world and general botanical principles will also be considered and are encouraged.

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Plant biochemists, physiologists, molecular biologists,taxonomists, ecologists and ethnobotanists

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Editor-in-Chief: J. van Staden School of Life Sciences, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, Editorial Board: A. Andreucci Pisa, Italy, E. Balazs Martonvásár, Hungary, P. Berjak Durban, South Africa, J.S. Boatwright Cape Town, South Africa, C.E.J. Botha Grahamstown, South Africa, S. Cilliers Potchefstroom, South Africa, A.K. Cowan Grahamstown, South Africa, R.M. Cowling Port Elizabeth, South Africa, M.I. Daws Darwin, NT, Australia, K.S. Downes Perth, Australia, J.N. Eloff Onderstepoort, South Africa, K.J. Esler Stellenbosch, South Africa, J. Flores Rivas San Luis Potosí, S.L.P., Mexico, G. Goodman-Cron Johannesburg, South Africa, O.M. Grace Richmond, Surrey, UK, M. Gryzenhout Bloemfontein, South Africa, P.N. Hills Stellenbosch, South Africa, A.K. Jäger Copenhagen, Denmark, M.E. Light Scottsville, South Africa, A.R. Magee Cape Town, South Africa, N.P. Makunga Matieland, South Africa, J.C. Manning Cape Town, South Africa, T.R. Marks Ardingly, UK, L.J. McGaw Modbury, Adelaide, SA, Australia, J.J.M. Meyer Pretoria, South Africa, A.R. Ndhlala Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, A. Pauw Matieland, South Africa, B. Ripley Grahamstown, South Africa, S. Siebert Potchefstroom, South Africa, G.I. Stafford Stellenbosch, South Africa, V. Steenkamp Arcadia, South Africa, W.A. Stirk Scottsville, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, R.A. Street Durban, South Africa, D.I. Thompson Phalaborwa, South Africa, R. van Heerden Mount Edgecombe, South Africa, S. van Vuuren Johannesburg, South Africa, B.E. van Wyk Johannesburg, South Africa, I. Vermaak Arcadia, Pretoria, South Africa, L. Verschaeve Brussels, Belgium, A.M. Viljoen Pretoria, South Africa
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