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Blumea is an international electronic-only journal on the biodiversity, evolution and biogeography of plants, including systematics, floristics, phylogeny, morphology and anatomy. 

For floristic studies, the focus is on tropical Africa south of the Sahara, tropical Southeast Asia with a strong emphasis on Malaysia, and South America with an emphasis on the Guyanas. Papers in Blumea are subjected to single-blind peer review and are in English.

Blumea is an open access journal, applying a CC BY-NC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses). All issues published after November 2003 are publicly available through Ingenta.

Starting with Volume 62 (2017), Blumea is exclusively electronic, and printed issues will no longer be distributed. All content will be freely available via the website of Ingenta, and is also archived and available in the Naturalis Repository. Both readers and authors are encouraged to deposit articles in any other archive or repository that they have access to. 

Editor-in-Chief: P.H. Hovenkamp

Layout editors: C.G.G. Baak, E. Winkel

Contact and submission of manuscripts: blumea@naturalis.nl

Current instructions for authors: