Hortax is the only organisation committed solely to the taxonomy of cultivated plants. Its members represent a wide range of interests and activites and include both the users of taxonomy as well as professional taxonomists. It is the mission of Hortax to advance the study of the classification of cultivated plants by providing an online resource, printed literature and an e-newsletter. It also seeks to deal with problems associated with the interpretation of the International Code of Nomenclature for Cultivated Plants and overseeing projects related to the practice and application of taxonomy. If you are interested in becoming a member of Hortax or receiving copies of its free e-newsletter please go to the Contact Us section of this website.