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Author Guidelines


Scope. Reinwardtia is a scientific irregular journal on plant taxonomy, plant ecology and ethnobotany published once a year in December. Manuscript intended for a publication should be written in English. Submission and all the editorial process in this journal is free of charge.


Titles. Titles should be brief, informative and followed by author's name and mailing address in one-paragraphed.


Abstract. English abstract followed by Indonesian abstract of not more than 250 words. Keywords should be given below each abstract.


Manuscript. Manuscript is original paper and represent an article which has not been published in any other journal or proceedings. The manuscript of no more than 30 pages by using Times New Roman 11, MS Word for Windows of A4 with double spacing, submitted to the editor through < and>. New paragraph should be indented in by 5 characters. For the style of presentation, authors should follow the latest issue of Reinwardtia very closely. Author(s) should send the preferred running title of the article submitted. Every manuscript will be sent to two blind reviewers.


Identification key. Taxonomic identification key should be prepared using the aligned couplet type.


Nomenclature. Strict adherence to the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature is observed, so that taxonomic and nomenclatural novelties should be clearly shown. English description for new taxon proposed should be provided and the herbaria where the type specimens area deposited should be presented. Name of taxon in taxonomic treatment should be presented in the long form that is name of taxon, author's name, year of publication, abbreviated journal or book title, volume, number and page.


Map/line drawing illustration/photograph. Map, line drawing illustration, or photograph preferably should be prepared in landscape presentation to occupy two columns. Illustration must be submitted as original art accompanying, but separated from the manuscript. The illustration should be saved in JPG or GIF format at least 350 pixels. Legends or illustration must be submitted separately at the end of the manuscript.


References. Bibliography, list of literature cited or references follow the Harvard system as the following examples.


Journal : KRAENZLIN, F. 1913. Cyrtandraceae novae Philippinenses I. Philipp. J. Sci. 8: 163-179.

MAYER, V., MOLLER, M., PERRET, M. & WEBER, A. 2003. Phylogenetic position and generic differentiation of Epithemateae (Gesneriaceae) inferred from plastid DNA sequence data. American J. Bot. 90: 321-329.

Proceedings : TEMU, S. T. 1995. Peranan  tumbuhan dan ternak dalam upacara adat "Djoka Dju" pada suku Lio, Ende, Flores, Nusa Tenggara Timur. In: NASUTION, E. (Ed.). Prosiding Seminar dan Lokakarya Nasional Etnobotani II. LIPI & Perpustakaan Nasional: 263-268. (In Indonesian).

SIMBOLON, H.   & MIRMANTO, E. 2000. Checklist of plant species in the peat swamp forests of Central  Kalimantan,   Indonesia.  In:  IWAKUMA  et al.   (Eds.)  Proceedings  of the  International Symposium on: Tropical Peatlands. Pp,179-190.

Book : RIDLEY, H. N. 1923. Flora of the Malay Peninsula 2. L. Reeve & Co. Ltd, London.

Part of Book : BENTHAM,  G.  1876. Gesneriaceae.  In:  BENTHAM,  G.  &  HOOKER, J. D.  Genera plantarum 2. Lovell Reeve & Co., London. Pp. 990-1025.

Thesis : BAIRD,  L.  2002.  A  Grammar  of  Keo: An  Austronesian  language  of  East Nusantara. Australian National University, Canberra. [PhD. Thesis].

Website : http://www.nationaalherbarium.n1/ftncollectors/k/KostermansAJGH.html. Accessed 15 February 2012.


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

    1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
    2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
    3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
    4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
    5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
    6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

Copyright Notice

Reinwardtia Author Agreement Form

 Title of article   :

 Name of Author(s)   :

 I/We  hereby declare that:

 My/Our  manuscript was based on my/our   original work.

  • It was not published or submitted to other journal for publication.
  • I/we agree to publish my/our manuscript and the copyright of this article is owned by  Reinwardtia.
  • We have obtained written permission from copyright owners for any excerpts from copyrighted works that are included and have credited the sources in our article.

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Author Fees

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Article Submission: 0.00 (IDR)
Authors are required to pay an Article Submission Fee as part of the submission process to contribute to review costs.

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