Abc Taxa volume 14 on Bryophytes from Rwanda wins an international prize
The Committee for the Hattori Prize unanimously selected the book: Liverworts and Hornworts of Rwanda by E. Fischer. Abc Taxa vol. 14. 552 pp. (2013) as the best bryological publication for the years 2013/2014.
The books treats 262 taxa, it has a key to these taxa, color photos of habit and microscopic details of the plants. It is available to the public on the Web, and will be useful not only for Rwanda and surrounding countries but for most African and tropical countries. It is a remarkable effort by one author in a country torn by wars and hence difficult to do scientific work. It is a very meritorious effort and scientific contribution to bryology.
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