The journal Acta Botanica Croatica is the traditional botanical journal of southern Europe. The journal covers field (terrestrial and aquatic) and experimental reasearch on plants and algae, including plant viruses and bacteria, from the subcellular level to ecosytems. Manuscripts focusing upon the lowland and karstic areas of southern Europe, karstic waters, other types of fresh water, and the Adriatic (Mediterranean) Sea are particularly welcome.

The journal was founded in 1925, originally entitled Acta Botanica Instituti Botanici Regalis Universitatis Zagrebensis. Since 1957 journal is published under the name Acta Botanica Croatica. Former Editors-in-Chiefs: V. Vouk (1925-1956), S. Horvatić (1957-1968), Lj. Ilijanić (1969-1992), Lj. Marković (1992-1998), D. Viličić (1998-2013) and B. Salopek Sondi (2013-2018).