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Publications and journals

Browse scientific journals and other titles, published by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Individual articles and chapters published by Kew scientists can be found in the 'People' pages.

Curtis's Botanical Magazine

The longest running botanical periodical in the world, for plant scientists, horticulturists, and those with a special interest in botanical illustration.

Find out more and subscribe to Curtis's Botanical Magazine


Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker

Hooker's Icones Plantarum

Kew: Bentham-Moxon Trust, 1851- (incomplete)

The most recent volumes (38-40) are listed under their titles in the Systematic Works sections. Many back-numbers are also obtainable from the Bentham-Moxon Trust at Kew, most at £5.00 each.

Contact Michael Godfrey, Secretary/Treasurer of the Bentham-Moxon Trust at

The Kew Tropical Plant Families Identification Handbook book cover

Kew Books

Kew Publishing produce over 20 new titles each year, catering for diverse readerships from scientists and academics to the general public of all ages. Our books inspire and educate audiences about Kew's work and unique heritage.

Browse and buy our titles at Kew Books

Kew Bulletin

An international, quarterly, peer-reviewed journal of plant taxonomy containing original articles of interest to vascular plant and mycological systematists.

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Kew Scientist

Read the latest news from Kew's science teams.

Download the latest issue of Kew Scientist


Orchid research newsletter cover image

Orchid Research Newsletter

The Orchid Research Newsletter is published twice a year and can be downloaded as a Word document or pdf file.

Download previous Orchid Research Newsletters

Image of Samara front cover


Samara provides information and inspiration for countries and partners involved in the Millennium Seed Bank Partnership.

Find out more and subscribe to Samara