Kamon are designs forJapanese family symbols.
A variety of organisms modified as Kamon represents Japanese high biodiversity and mutualistic culture.
The logo of the 34th IUBS GA is designed by Nao Kawagoe, a master course student,
and Ayumi Harashima, an undergraduate of the Laboratory of Plant Phylogeny and Evolution,
Department of Biological Sciences, Chuo University.
Here is a list of Kamon used in the logo. Take a look if you are interested in.