Conferences, IRGC newsletter, databases

  • Organization of international meetings every four years
  • Publication of an informative newsletter (IRGC News, ISSN 1834 6030) yearly
  • Publication of books and journal’s special volumes on charophytes
  • Maintenance of the charophyte-L list. See charophyte-L page

Forthcoming Meetings

2020. 8th International Symposium on Extant and Fossil Charophytes, Gammarth, Tunisia
Contact: Khaled Trabelsi, trabkhalfss{at}, University of Sfax, Tunisia

2021. 23rd Group of Europe Charophytologists Meeting (GEC), Riga, Latvia
Contact: Egita Zviedre, University of Latvia, Latvia

Past IRGC Symposia

IRGC Publications

  1. 1991. Bulletin de la Société Botanique de France, volume 138
  2. 1999. Australian Journal of Botany, volume 43
  3. 2002. Acta Micropalaeontologica Sinica, volume 20
  4. 2006. Cryptogamie-Algologie, volume 27 (proceedings of the 4th IRGC meeting)
  5. 2011. Charophytes (2009 – 2010)
  6. 2015 (2014). Aquatic Botany, volume 120A


Charophytes (Charales) bibliography
Dominique Auderset-Joye (Switzerland) will compile and update the references on modern and fossil charophytes. This information is available for general use and will be updated twice a year.