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Flora Mediterranea



Universities and research institutions in Italy

Subject Area and Category


Herbarium Mediterraneum Panormitanum



Publication type





1991-1994, 2012-2020



How to publish in this journal


This peer-reviewed journal, published annually by the Foundation pro Herbario Mediterraneo on behalf of OPTIMA, includes papers dealing with the study of biogeography, floristics and systematic botany in the Mediterranean area. 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 Science2013Q3
Plant Science2014Q4
Plant Science2015Q3
Plant Science2016Q3
Plant Science2017Q3
Plant Science2018Q3
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)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.400
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.424
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.517
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.619
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.679
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.594
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.570
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.845
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.400
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.424
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.517
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.575
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.663
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.605
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.515
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.929
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.400
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.424
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.333
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.516
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.638
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.595
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.571
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.970
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 Cites20120
Self Cites20130
Self Cites20142
Self Cites20151
Self Cites20164
Self Cites20174
Self Cites20188
Self Cites201912
Self Cites202020
Total Cites20120
Total Cites20134
Total Cites201414
Total Cites201530
Total Cites201650
Total Cites201755
Total Cites201846
Total Cites201935
Total Cites202078
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 document20120
External Cites per document20130.400
External Cites per document20140.364
External Cites per document20150.500
External Cites per document20160.535
External Cites per document20170.622
External Cites per document20180.507
External Cites per document20190.338
External Cites per document20200.690
Cites per document20120.000
Cites per document20130.400
Cites per document20140.424
Cites per document20150.517
Cites per document20160.575
Cites per document20170.663
Cites per document20180.605
Cites per document20190.515
Cites per document20200.929
% 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 documents20120
Non-citable documents20130
Non-citable documents20140
Non-citable documents20150
Non-citable documents20161
Non-citable documents20171
Non-citable documents20181
Non-citable documents20190
Non-citable documents20200
Citable documents20120
Citable documents201310
Citable documents201433
Citable documents201558
Citable documents201686
Citable documents201782
Citable documents201875
Citable documents201968
Citable documents202084
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 documents20120
Uncited documents20138
Uncited documents201424
Uncited documents201542
Uncited documents201662
Uncited documents201753
Uncited documents201852
Uncited documents201944
Uncited documents202046
Cited documents20120
Cited documents20132
Cited documents20149
Cited documents201516
Cited documents201625
Cited documents201730
Cited documents201824
Cited documents201924
Cited documents202038
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