The Ethiopian Flora Project: Past, Present and Future – An Editor’s View


  • Inga Hedberg Department of Systematic Biology


A brief account of some of the problems experienced during the 29 years of editing is given, as well as comments on how the Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea is being used at present. The urgent need to produce regional and local Floras is stressed and the instrumental role of the Flora in this connection is emphasized. The distribution of the Flora volumes is touched upon as well as the need for an electronic version