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Lankesterianaopen access


Costa Rica

Universities and research institutions in Costa Rica

Subject Area and Category


Universidad de Costa Rica

Universidad de Costa Rica in Scimago Institutions Rankings



Publication type



14093871, 22152067


2004-2007, 2013-2021



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LANKESTERIANA, the Scientific Journal of Jardín Botánico Lankester - Universidad de Costa Rica, aims to be a scientific journal of great prestige and recognition worldwide, for its specialization and contribution to the knowledge of the orchid family. LANKESTERIANA is dedicated to the publication of original contributions related to orchidology, including systematics, phylogeny, evolution, ecology, reproductive biology, anatomy, physiology, conservation, and history of orchids, as well as reviews of books and lectures on these topics. In addition, short communications, comments and range extensions that are titled as such are accepted. The journal is aimed at scientists, researchers, students, and enthusiasts from all over the world, with an interest in botany and especially orchids. It is also distributed to more than 350 institutions around the world. The official language of the journal is English and the manuscripts presented in Spanish are evaluated on a case-by-case basis. 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 Science2005Q4
Plant Science2006Q4
Plant Science2007Q4
Plant Science2008Q4
Plant Science2009Q4
Plant Science2010Q4
Plant Science2014Q3
Plant Science2015Q2
Plant Science2016Q2
Plant Science2017Q2
Plant Science2018Q2
Plant Science2019Q2
Plant Science2020Q3
Plant Science2021Q2

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)20040.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.081
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.091
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.130
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.228
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.168
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.571
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.738
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.033
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.511
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.629
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.497
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.568
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20210.614
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.081
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.091
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.138
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.218
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.181
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.571
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.738
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.033
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.512
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.588
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.504
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.645
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20210.582
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.081
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.138
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.099
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.223
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.571
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.738
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.935
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.412
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.593
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.554
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.429
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20210.600
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 Cites20040
Self Cites20050
Self Cites20060
Self Cites20070
Self Cites20080
Self Cites20090
Self Cites20100
Self Cites20130
Self Cites20143
Self Cites20152
Self Cites201614
Self Cites201728
Self Cites201818
Self Cites201916
Self Cites202010
Self Cites20217
Total Cites20040
Total Cites20050
Total Cites20063
Total Cites20074
Total Cites200817
Total Cites200922
Total Cites201017
Total Cites20130
Total Cites20148
Total Cites201531
Total Cites201662
Total Cites201764
Total Cites201877
Total Cites201968
Total Cites202049
Total Cites202139
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 document20040
External Cites per document20050.000
External Cites per document20060.081
External Cites per document20070.091
External Cites per document20080.142
External Cites per document20090.224
External Cites per document20100.187
External Cites per document20130
External Cites per document20140.385
External Cites per document20150.707
External Cites per document20160.814
External Cites per document20170.293
External Cites per document20180.457
External Cites per document20190.394
External Cites per document20200.520
External Cites per document20210.485
Cites per document20040.000
Cites per document20050.000
Cites per document20060.081
Cites per document20070.091
Cites per document20080.138
Cites per document20090.218
Cites per document20100.181
Cites per document20130.000
Cites per document20140.571
Cites per document20150.738
Cites per document20161.033
Cites per document20170.512
Cites per document20180.588
Cites per document20190.504
Cites per document20200.645
Cites per document20210.582
% 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 documents20040
Non-citable documents20050
Non-citable documents20060
Non-citable documents20070
Non-citable documents20083
Non-citable documents20093
Non-citable documents20103
Non-citable documents20130
Non-citable documents20141
Non-citable documents20151
Non-citable documents20161
Non-citable documents20172
Non-citable documents20182
Non-citable documents20193
Non-citable documents20201
Non-citable documents20211
Citable documents20040
Citable documents200515
Citable documents200637
Citable documents200744
Citable documents2008120
Citable documents200998
Citable documents201091
Citable documents20130
Citable documents201413
Citable documents201541
Citable documents201659
Citable documents2017123
Citable documents2018129
Citable documents2019132
Citable documents202075
Citable documents202166
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 documents20040
Uncited documents200515
Uncited documents200634
Uncited documents200741
Uncited documents2008109
Uncited documents200984
Uncited documents201082
Uncited documents20130
Uncited documents20149
Uncited documents201525
Uncited documents201633
Uncited documents201799
Uncited documents201894
Uncited documents201998
Uncited documents202046
Uncited documents202142
Cited documents20040
Cited documents20050
Cited documents20063
Cited documents20073
Cited documents200814
Cited documents200917
Cited documents201012
Cited documents20130
Cited documents20145
Cited documents201517
Cited documents201627
Cited documents201726
Cited documents201837
Cited documents201937
Cited documents202030
Cited documents202125
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