Dear readers, Botanical Sciences with ISSN: 2007-4476 recently joined Cervantes–Producciones Editoriales. Botanical Sciences is an international scientific journal that publishes original and unpublished articles in plant biology, including ecology and evolution, structure and function, systematics and taxonomy, among other areas of botany. Botanical Sciences is published quarterly and is the scientific journal of the Sociedad Botánica de México. Manuscripts should be submitted electronically to the Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Salvador Arias (www.botanicalsciences.com.mx). Contributions describing new species are welcome. Botanical Sciences publishes articles in both English and Spanish. The Editorial Committee will evaluate the contributions in Spanish and may suggest the authors publish their work in English if it is more appropriate. Botanical Sciences is a continuation of and replacement for the Boletín de la Sociedad Botánica de México, published from 1944 to 2011.