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Discipline Botany
Language English
Publication details
Publication history
Delayed one year[1]
Standard abbreviations
ISSN 0065-6275 (print)
2327-2929 (web)

Aliso: A Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Botany is a peer-reviewed scientific journal that publishes original research on plant taxonomy and evolutionary botany with a worldwide scope, but with a particular focus on the floristics of the Western United States. Aliso, first published in 1948, is the scientific journal of the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden. The journal is named for the western sycamore, Platanus racemosa, which was commonly called by its Spanish name aliso.[1]

It is noted as the journal where Robert F. Thorne first published the Thorne system of flowering plant classification in 1968.[2]


  1. ^ a b "About this journal". Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden,. Retrieved 10 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Sharma, O. P. 2009. Plant Taxonomy, 2nd edition. New Delhi: Tata McGraw-Hill. p. 13. ISBN 978-0-07-014159-9

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