Plant Diversity and Evolution (PDE) publishes original contributions to plant sciences from the fields of phytotaxonomy, systematics, morphology, anatomy and geobotany, ecology, synecology and their relationships to biogeography, plant distribution and dispersal. Emphasis is on vascular plants. The editors also encourage the submission of papers on ontogeny and its genetic aspects.
Volumes prior to vol. 128 were published under the previous title Botanische Jahrbucher.
Plant Diversity and Evolution was previously published as Botanische Jahrbücher.