A detailed account of the I and II Iter and their results were published as Volume 1
and 3 of the serial ´Bocconea`
respectively. The results of the expeditions to Sicily and Cyprus (III and IV Iter) will
be published jointly in volume 6 of the same journal.
2004-2006. At the Commission meeting held at the XI
OPTIMA Meeting in Belgrade,
this Commission discussed the XII Iter Mediterraneum. This expedition was
originally going to be carried out in Libya in 2003. Plans had been going
well, when contact with the host country was suddenly lost and the expedition
had to be postponed. Turkey
was suggested as a possible destination for the XII Iter Mediterraneum and
Prof. Neriman Özhatay from Istanbul
University was proposed
as a possible organiser. Another possibility was to organise an expedition to
the former Yugoslavia or Albania with the aid of Dr. Vladimir Stevanović
A third option mentioned was an expedition to Sardinia.
publication of the accounts of former Itinera Mediterranea was also discussed.
The first four accounts have been published, but the other seven have not.
Possible ways to speed up the publication of these expedition accounts were
II. Mediterranean collecting activities:
The Commission assembles data for the column "Field Work News" of the OPTIMA
Newsletter and prepares detailed lists of excursions and expeditions in the various
countries of the Mediterranean area. Data so far available, covering the years from 1983,
will be included in a database and will be made available to all OPTIMA members.
For further information, please contact Commission's Secretary (2001-2007):
Commission for Floristic Investigation
Dpto. Biología Vegetal y Ecología, Universidad de Sevilla, Apdo. 1095, E-41080 Sevilla,
Tel: 34 54 557047; Fax: 34 54 557059; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
T. Constantinidis, Patras
A. Di Martino, Palermo
T. Ekim, Ankara
M. Fennane, Rabat
C. C. Heyn, Jerusalem
D. Jeanmonod, Genève
S. Kozuharov, Sofia
J. Mathez, Montpellier
F. M. Raimondo, Palermo
T. Raus, Berlin
V. Stevanovic, Beograd