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Submission Checklist


1. A double-spaced manuscript with approximate locations of tables and figures indicated.

2. An electronic copy of the manuscript on a Mac- or PC- formatted CD or disk, or email file(s) to the Managing Editor.

3. A completed checklist. PDF format, RTF format, Word format

Accepted papers go through a rigorous editorial process for both context and form. Before printing, proofs will be sent to the authors for final review.

Authors of each paper receive a high-quality Adobe PDF of their article as well as one free copy of the journal.


Please complete this form and return with the final version of your manuscript.

1. _______ All references cited in the text are listed in the "Literature Cited" section and vice-versa;

2. _______ All genera and species are accompanied by their author(s) when they are first cited in the text;

3. _______ Author names are abbreviated according to a recognized standard (Brummitt and Powell, IPNI, etc.);

4. _______ Every name at or below the rank of genus has been checked in IPNI or TROPICOS (if a name does not appear in these indices but it has been validly published, please provide the corresponding bibliographic reference separately);

5. _______ Periodicals are abbreviated according to Botanico-Periodicum-Huntianum and book titles according to Taxonomic Literature II;

6. _______ All periodical and book citations are accurate (volume, pages, year);

7. _______ Styles and formatting removed from both Preferences and AutoCorrect (in the tool menu) in MS-WORD;

8. _______ Accepted/rejected all changes in "Track changes" on MS-WORD;

Send a copy of the final version of your manuscript in one of the following formats (please check).

_______ MS-WORD-compatible PC

program: ____________________; version: _________.

_______ MS-WORD for the Macintosh

version: _________.

Please suggest a running head for your paper:


Please provide a complete address, including a phone and fax number, and e-mail address where you would like to receive galley proofs:


Email or Send to:

Gustavo A. Romero
Harvard University Herbaria
22 Divinity Avenue
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, U.S.A.