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Harvard Papers in Botany


United States

Universities and research institutions in United States

Subject Area and Category


Harvard University Herbaria



Publication type



10434534, 19382944


2009-2010, 2012, 2014-2019



How to publish in this journal


Harvard Papers in Botany (HPB) is a refereed journal that welcomes longer monographic and floristic accounts of plants and fungi, as well as papers concerning economic botany, systematic botany, molecular phylogenetics, the history of botany, and relevant and significant bibliographies, as well as book reviews. Harvard Papers in Botany is open to all who wish to contribute. Join the conversation about this journal

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

Plant Science2010Q3
Plant Science2011Q4
Plant Science2012Q4
Plant Science2013Q4
Plant Science2014Q4
Plant Science2015Q3
Plant Science2016Q3
Plant Science2017Q2
Plant Science2018Q2
Plant Science2019Q3
Plant Science2020Q3

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.310
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.254
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.313
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.226
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.299
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.433
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.436
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.556
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.732
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.549
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.350
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.310
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.254
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.313
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.260
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.282
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.433
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.590
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.556
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.623
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.507
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.316
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.310
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.254
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.289
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.308
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.282
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.619
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.590
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.548
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.651
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.449
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.350
Total Cites 

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

Self Cites20090
Self Cites20105
Self Cites20110
Self Cites20125
Self Cites20130
Self Cites20142
Self Cites20156
Self Cites20166
Self Cites20175
Self Cites201818
Self Cites201918
Self Cites20207
Total Cites20090
Total Cites20109
Total Cites201117
Total Cites201221
Total Cites201320
Total Cites201411
Total Cites201526
Total Cites201623
Total Cites201735
Total Cites201838
Total Cites201937
Total Cites202025
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

External Cites per document20090
External Cites per document20100.138
External Cites per document20110.258
External Cites per document20120.242
External Cites per document20130.263
External Cites per document20140.231
External Cites per document20150.333
External Cites per document20160.436
External Cites per document20170.476
External Cites per document20180.328
External Cites per document20190.260
External Cites per document20200.231
Cites per document20090.000
Cites per document20100.310
Cites per document20110.254
Cites per document20120.313
Cites per document20130.260
Cites per document20140.282
Cites per document20150.433
Cites per document20160.590
Cites per document20170.556
Cites per document20180.623
Cites per document20190.507
Cites per document20200.316
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

Non-citable documents20090
Non-citable documents20100
Non-citable documents20111
Non-citable documents20121
Non-citable documents20131
Non-citable documents20140
Non-citable documents20150
Non-citable documents20160
Non-citable documents20170
Non-citable documents20180
Non-citable documents20190
Non-citable documents20201
Citable documents20090
Citable documents201029
Citable documents201166
Citable documents201266
Citable documents201376
Citable documents201439
Citable documents201560
Citable documents201639
Citable documents201763
Citable documents201861
Citable documents201973
Citable documents202078
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

Uncited documents20090
Uncited documents201022
Uncited documents201152
Uncited documents201250
Uncited documents201361
Uncited documents201432
Uncited documents201542
Uncited documents201625
Uncited documents201740
Uncited documents201832
Uncited documents201949
Uncited documents202061
Cited documents20090
Cited documents20107
Cited documents201115
Cited documents201217
Cited documents201316
Cited documents20147
Cited documents201518
Cited documents201614
Cited documents201723
Cited documents201829
Cited documents201924
Cited documents202018
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