Journal Infomation


    Taiwania is a peer-reviewed journal issued quarterly, in March, June, September, and December, with one volume per year. Papers are published in English. (Chinese title, abstract and keywords are not required anymore)

    Taiwania publishes scientific papers on all aspects related to biodiversity, including taxonomy, phylogeny, morphology, genetics, ecology, floristics, and evolutionary biology, at all levels of organization from molecular, organismal, to ecosystems. Taiwania has a strong emphasis on the biodiversity of East and Southeast Asia, particularly, but not limited, to floristic studies. The journal publishes original research articles, scientific notes, and invited or submitted reviews. The privilege of publication in the journal is not restricted to members of the institute; contributions from worldwide researchers are welcome. Papers submitted to this journal must be original and have not been published elsewhere. Instructions to Authors are notified in the following page. Copies can be obtained from the Taiwania Editorial Office, College of Life Science, National Taiwan University, No. 1, Section 4, Roosevelt Road, Taipei 106, Taiwan. Taiwania is available online from the website ( or of National Taiwan University since 1947 as well as in the print edition. Taiwania is covered by major abstracting and indexing services, such as Biosis, CAB Abstracts, BIOSIS Previews, Scopus et al.

ISSN: 0372-333X


Editor-in-Chief Chang-Fu Hsieh, Wen-Yuan Kao
Associate Editors Jer-Ming Hu, Tsung-Yu Aleck Yang, Wen-Liang Chiou, Lien-Siang Chou
English Editor David Zelený
Managing Editor Kuo-Hsiung Wang
Advisory Board Tseng-Chieng Huang, Chi-Ying Huang

Editorial Board

Contact Us

Dr. Wen-Yuan Kao is a administrative editor-in-Chief in charge of official stuff and Dr. Chang-Fu Hsieh as executive editor for publication. For any information and question, please contact the editor manager (Mr. Kuo-Hsiung Wang -; Tel: +886-2-33662474; address: Taiwania Editorial Office, College of Life Science, National Taiwan University, No. 1, Section 4, Roosevelt Road, Taipei 106, Taiwan.).

Journal Sponsorship

Taiwania is published by college of Life Science, National Taiwan University. Institute of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology is entrusted to handle administrative affairs. Taiwania gratefully acknowledges the partial financial support received from the National Taiwan Univesity library.


Taiwania has been honored to be the recipient of the Excellent Academic Journal Award from the National Science Council since 1996. Editorial Board of Taiwania acknowledges National Taiwan University for providing partial publication cost.

Publication Fee

There are no page charges except for color printing (US$150 per page) ,over 20 pages (US$10 per page) and reprints over 20, which will be defrayed by the authors.