About the Journal

Annali di Botanica dates back to 1884 when Pietro Romualdo Pirotta, Professor in Botany at the University of Rome, founded the Journal under the name "Annuario del Regio Istituto Botanico di Roma" (1885-1901), which was later changed in 1902 to its present name.

The Journal publishes original peer-reviewed papers and reviews on:

Theme 1. Conservation: Aspects of plant ecology including: Coenology, Ecophysiology, Plant biodiversity, Phytosociology.

Theme 2. Evolution of territories - Time: Biodiversity in archeology and history, Study of territories with the active intervention of humans over time, Agronomy in history, Historical biogeography, Palaeoecology.

Theme 3. Evolution of territories - Space: Landscape and environmental planning and design, Ethics of biodiversity, Relationship between man and flora, Phylogeography, Sustainability, Sustainable agrifood systems, Nature described with increasingly innovative methods.

Theme 4. One Health: Ecosystem services, Systemic approach to standardize the use of phytocomponents in traditional medicine, Population ecology, Environmental chemistry.

Theme 5. Today for tomorrow - Best Practices and Projects: Virtuous projects of redevelopment, reforestation and conservation of biodiversity in Italy and in the Mediterranean countries, botanical gardens as instruments of education towards nature for citizenship, Sustainable architecture.

Annali di Botanica satisfies the need for a multidisciplinary approach in the study of the Global Change effects on plant biodiversity, thus stimulating novel contributions in the field of land use change and ecosystem services researches.

In addition to original Research Articles, “Notes” are also encouraged. There are no page charges.

The Journal publishes also peer-reviewed papers as proceedings of workshops and conferences. Special issues or issues dedicated to specific topics are also guest-edited.  Please contact annalidibotanica@uniroma1.it if you are interested in developing a special issue.

Journal Metrics

JCR Impact Factor 2022: 1.722

CiteScore 2022: 2.9

SJR 2022: 0.218

SNIP 2022: 0.811

JCI 2022: 0.34

Median journal response time: 3-6 months


Current Issue

Vol. 13 (2023): Annali di Botanica
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