The Introduction of the Special Issue

Probe - Botany is an international Open Access journal which aims to communicate to its readers, state-of-the-art technologies and methods on Botany. The journal welcomes original researches, reviews and important applications of Botany.

We publishes peer-reviewed, innovative, significant research of interest to a wide audience of scientists in all areas of plant biology (e.g., biodiversity, structure, function, development, genetics, evolution, reproduction, systematics), all levels of organization (molecular to ecosystem), and all plant groups and allied organisms (cyanobacteria, algae,fungi, and lichens).


The Research Scope of the Special Issue

·Taxonomy and Systematics

·Plant Cytogenetics

·Plant Morphology


·Evolution and Diversification


The Article Title of the Special Issue

1:Morphology and Adaptation

2:Endemism Hotspots

3:Flower Biology

4:Pollinator Speciation

5:Flower Development

6:Orchid Biology

7:Plant Genome Size


Submission guidelines

All papers should be submitted via the Probe - Botany submission system:

Submitted articles should not be published or under review elsewhere. All submissions will be subject to the journal’s standard peer review process. Criteria for acceptance include originality, contribution, scientific merit and relevance to the field of interest of the Special Issue.


Important Dates

Paper Submission Due: Waiting for confirmation


The Lead Guest Editor

Dr. Leonardo Ramos Seixas Guimaraes

Graduated in Biological Sciences at Methodist University Izabela Hendrix (2004), Master (2010) and PhD (2014) in Plant Biodiversity and Environment at the Institute of Botany. Has knowledge in Botany, sub-areas External Morphology, Plant Taxonomy and Systematics. He was a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Botany, Federal University of Parana.