Editors

International Editorial Team

Managing editor & Founder  
Zhi-Qiang Zhang (Auckland)

Editors for General subjects

  • African Flora: Ronell R. Klopper (Pretoria)
  • South American Flora: Carlos Lehnebach (Wellington)Brazil: Ana Maria Giulietti Harley (Feira de Santana)
  • North American FloraMarie-Stéphanie Samain (Pátzcuaro)
  • Australasian flora: Peter H. Weston (Sydney)
  • Southeast Asian Flora: Hajo Esser (Munich), Yunfei Deng (Guangzhou), Wong Sin Yeng (Kota Samarahan, Sarawak)
  • East Asian Flora: Libing Zhang (St. Louis), Jinshuang MA (Shanghai), Hai He (Chongqing)
  • Central Asian Flora: Alexander Sennikov (Helsinki)
  • North Temperate Flora: (vacant)
  • Mediterranean Flora: Lorenzo Peruzzi (Pisa), Manuel B. Crespo (Alicante), Angelo Troìa (Palermo) 
  • Checklists: Alex Monro (London)
  • History of taxonomy: Piero Delprete (Cayenne), Jinshuang MA (Shanghai)
  • Latin diagnosis: Cassio Van den Berg (Feira de Santana), Hajo Esser (Munich)
  • German language: Hajo Esser (Munich)
  • Nomenclature: Fabrizio Bartolucci (Barisciano), Christian Bräuchler (Freising), Karol Marhold (Bratislava/Prague)
  • Phylogenetics, Systematics & Evolution: Mark Chase (Kew), Samuli Lehtonen (Turku)
  • Biogeography: Peter H. Weston (Sydney), Robert P. Wagensommer (Perugia), Juan J. Morrone (Mexico City)
  • Morphometrics: Nicodemo G. Passalacqua (Arcavacata di Rende)

The order classification of Angiosperms follows APG III (see also Reveal & Chase 2011, Phytotaxa 19: 71 –134.
http://mapress.com/phytotaxa/content/2011/f/pt00019p134.pdf).

Editors for Monocots:

  • Acorales: Samuli Lehtonen (Turku)
  • Alismatales: Samuli Lehtonen (Turku)
  • Petrosaviales: Mark Chase (Kew)
  • Dioscoreales: Lauren Raz (Bogotá)
  • Pandanales: Martin Callmander (Saint Louis/Geneva)
  • Liliales: Mark Chase (Kew), Lorenzo Peruzzi (Pisa)
  • Asparagales: Orchidaceae: Cassio Van den Berg (Feira de Santana),  Mark Chase (Kew), Zhong-Jian Liu (Shenzhen)
  • Asparagales (others) Lorenzo Peruzzi (Pisa), Mario Martínez Azorín (Alicante)
  • Arecales: Bill Baker (Kew)
  • Commelinales: (vacant)
  • Zingiberales: Wong Sin Yeng (Kota Samarahan, Sarawak)
  • Dasypogonales: (vacant)
  • Poales: Bromeliaceae: Eric Gouda (Utrecht) 
  • Poales (Panicoid grasses, Old World, and others): Reyjane Patricia de Oliberira (Bahia)
  • Poales (phylogenetics, Pooid grasses, and New World grasses): Jeff Saarela (Ottawa)
  • Poales: Poaceae (Asia): Wenli Chen (Beijing)
  • Poales: Cyperaceae: Muthama Muasya (Cape Town)
  • Poales: CariceaePedro Jimenez-Mejias (Pullman, WA)

Editors for Eudicots:

  • Ceratophyllales: Mark Chase (Kew)
  • Ranunculales: Qin-er Yang (Guangzhou)
  • Sabiales: (vacant)
  • Proteales: Peter H. Weston (Sydney)
  • Trochodendrales: (vacant)
  • Buxales: (vacant)
  • Gunnerales: (vacant)
  • Dilleniales: James Horn (Washington DC)
  • SaxifragalesNicodemo G. Passalacqua (Arcavacata di Rende)
  • Cynomoriales: (vacant)
  • Vitales: Anna Trias Blasi (Kew)
  • Zygophyllales: Dirk Bellstedt (Stellenbosch)
  • Fabales (New world): Leonardo Borges (São Paulo)
  • Fabales (Africa & other regions): James Stephen Boatwright (Cape Town)
  • Rosales: Urticaceae: Alex Monro (London)
  • Rosales (other): Leandro Cardoso Pederneiras (Rio de Janeiro)
  • Fagales: Min Deng (Shanghai)
  • Cucurbitales: Peter Moonlight (Edinburgh)
  • Celastrales: Jinshuang MA (Shanghai)
  • OxalidalesEmanuele Del Guacchio (Salerno)
  • Malpighiales: Hajo Esser (Munich)
  • Malpighiales: Podostemaceae: Gabriel Ameka (Ghana)
  • Malpighiales: Violaceae: Yousheng Chen (Beijing)
  • Geraniales: (vacant) 
  • Myrtales (except Melastomataceae): Marcos Sobral (Curitiba - Paraná) 
  • Myrtales:  Melastomataceae: Renato Goldenberg (Curitiba), Mayara Krasinski Caddah (Santa Catarina)
  • Crossosomatales: (vacant)
  • Picramniales: Mark Chase (Kew)
  • Sapindales: Hajo Esser (Munich) 
  • Sapindales:  Aceraceae: Yousheng Chen (Beijing)
  • Huerteales: (vacant)
  • Malvaeae: Christopher Davis (Cambridge)
  • Brassicales: Karol Marhold (Bratislava/Prague)
  • Berberidopsidales: (vacant)
  • Santalales: (vacant)
  • Caryophyllales: Duilio Iamonico (Rome)
  • Caryophyllales: PlumbaginaceaeGianniantonio Domina (Palermo)
  • Cornales: (vacant)
  • Cornales: Hydrostachyaceae: Gabriel Ameka (Ghana) 
  • Ericales: Peter Fritsch (Fort Worth), John Freudenstein (Columbus, Ohio)
  • Garryales: Mark Chase (Kew)
  • Gentianales: Rubiaceae (Asia): Axel Arriola
  • Gentianales: Rubiaceae (Africa and America) and Gentianaceae: Piero Delprete (Cayenne)  
  • Gentianales: Apocynaceae: Apocynoideae, Periplocoideae and Secamonoideae: Justin K. Williams (Huntsville)
  • Gentianales: Apocynaceae: Asclepiadoidae: Michele Rodda (Singapore)
  • Vahliales: Mark Chase (Kew)
  • Boraginales: Federico Luebert (Bonn)
  • Solanales: Convolvulaceae: John Wood (Oxford)
  • Solanales (other): Alex Monro (London)  
  • Lamiales: Acanthaceae: Yunfei Deng (Guangzhou)
  • Lamiales: Bignoniaceae: Lúcia Lohmann (São Paulo)
  • Lamiales: Orobanchaceae: Gianniantonio Domina (Palermo)
  • Lamiales: Lentibulariaceae: Lorenzo Peruzzi (Pisa), Andreas Fleischmann (Munich)
  • Lamiales: Lamiaceae: Fabrizio Bartolucci (Barisciano)
  • Lamiales: Lamiaceae (especially): Jesús G. González-Gallegos (Guadalajara)
  • Lamiales (other): Christian Bräuchler (Freising)
  • Aquifoliales: Mark Chase (Kew)
  • Asterales: Asteraceae: Alexander Sennikov (Helsinki)
  • Asterales: Campanulaceae: Alexandre Antonelli (Gothenburg); Laura Lagomarsino (Baton Rouge, Louisiana)
  • Asterales (other): (vacant)
  • Escalloniales: Federico Luebert (Bonn)
  • Bruniales: Mark Chase (Kew)
  • Paracryphiales: Mark Chase (Kew )
  • Dipsacales: Robert P. Wagensommer (Perugia) 
  • Apiales: Hajo Esser (Munich)
  • Apiales: Araliaceae: Yunfei Deng (Guangzhou)

 

Editors for Magnoliids:

  • Amborellales: Mark Chase (Kew)
  • Nymphaeales: John H. Wiersema (Beltsville)
  • Austrobaileyales: (vacant)
  • Canellales: Mark Chase (Kew)
  • Piperales: Stefan Wanke (Dresden), Marie-Stéphanie Samain (Pátzcuaro)
  • Magnoliales: Mark Chase (Kew)
  • Laurales: Jens Rohwer (Hamburg)
  • Chloranthales: Alexandre Antonelli (Gothenburg)

Editor for Gymnosperms:

  • (vacant)

Editors for Pteridophytes:

  • LycophytesAngelo Troìa (Palermo)
  • FernsMarcus Lehnert (Stuttgart), Joel Nitta (Tokyo), Libing Zhang (St. Louis)

Editors for Bryophytes:

  • Bryophyta: Lars Söderström (Trondheim)
  • Marchantiophyta: Matt Von Konrat (Chicago), Chris Cargill (Canberra)
  • Anthocerotophyta: Karen Renzaglia (Carbondale)

Editors for Algae:

  • Microalgae, Diatoms: Paul Hamilton (Ottawa); Evan Thomas (Boulder, Colorado); Chiara Pennesi (Ancona)
  • Microalgae, Non-diatoms: Marina Aboal (Murcia), Thomas Proschold (Innsbruck), Karolina Fucíková (Storrs), Elena Patova (Syktyvkar)
  • Marine Macroalgae: Jeffery R. Hughey (Salina, California), Frederico D. Gurgel (Santa Catarina)

Editors for Lichens:

  • Mohammad Sohrabi (Tehran, IROST)
  • Christian Printzen (Frankfurt)
  • Steve Leavitt (Provo, UT, USA)

Editors for Fungi:

  • Ascomycetes (Hyphomycetes and Coelomcetes): Eric McKenzie (Auckland), Sajeewa Maharachchikumbura (Oman), Dhanushka Udayanga (USA)
  • Ascomycetes: Wen-Ying Zhuang (Beijing), Kevin Hyde (Chiang Rai), Jian-Kui Liu (Guizhou)
  • Basidiomycota: Masoomeh Ghobad-Nejhad (Tehran), Genevieve Gates (Australia), Samantha Karunarathna (Kunming)