Liverworts of the Mediterranean : Helene Bischler's research and passion.

François M. LEFEVRE

en Cryptogamie, Bryologie 27 (1) - Pages 205-206

Published on 27 January 2006

Helene Bischler’s last book, "Liverworts of the Mediterranean – Ecology, diversity and distribution" is a great achievement. This synthesis will not only benefit people interested in bryophytes or, more generally, in evolutionary ecology of the Mediterranean flora, but it also represents a comprehensive example of advanced multivariate statistics applied to a large dataset of collections aiming at inference of ecology and evolution. Through her work, Helene Bischler not only addresses the scientific community working on the taxonomy and ecology of bryophytes, but also scientists and students beyond this community.

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