GOLD Medals

gold medal

This prize is awarded every three years to a botanist who, by his or her activity, is considered to have made an outstanding contribution to the phytotaxonomy of the Mediterranean area.

1977 - A. Fernandes, Coimbra
1980 - K.-H. Rechinger, Wien
1983 - S. Pignatti, Rome
1986 - N. Feinbrun, Jerusalem
1989 - B. Valdés, Sevilla
1993 - H. Runemark, Lund
1995 - C. Heyn, Jerusalem
1998 - W. Greuter, Berlin
2001 - D. Phitos, Patras
2004 - N. Diklić
2007 - V. H. Heywood
2010 - F. Ehrendorfer
2013 - L. Boulos
2016 - F.M. Raimondo

 

SILVER Medals

silver medal

The OPTIMA Silver Medal is awarded every three years to the authors of the best papers or books on the phytotaxonomy of the Mediterranean area that were published in the preceding three-year period.

1976 - P. Zangheri, Forlì
1977 - L. Engstrand, Lund
1978 - M. Erben, München
1979 - C. J. Humphries, London
1980 - J. H. Ietswaart, Amsterdam
1981 - F. Speta, Linz
1982 - G. Kamari, Patras
1984 - O. de Bolòs & J. Vigo, Barcelona
1984 - B. Mathew, Kew & T. Baytop, Istanbul
1985 - H. Freitag, Kassel
1986 - M. Lidén, Göteborg
1988 - P. H. Davis, K. Tan & R. Mill, Edinburgh
1988 - D. A. Sutton, London
1990 - P.-A. Hinz, Aying
1991 - U. Schippmann, Bonn
1991 - R. Vogt, Berlin
1992 - N. Andreev, M. Anchev, S. Kozuharov, M. Markova, D. Peev & A. Petrova, Sofia
1993 - P. L. Nimis, Trieste
1994 - C. Obón & D. Rivera, Murcia
1995 - T. H. M. Mes, Utrecht
1996 - Z. Díaz Lifante & B. Valdés, Sevilla
1997 - M. Raffaelli & L. Baldoin, Italy
1998 - C. Oberprieler, Berlin
1999 - J. Simon & J. Vicens, Barcelona & Mallorca
1999 - W. Lack, Berlin
2001 - X. Llimona & N. L. Hladun, Barcelona
2002 - H. Kretzschmar, G. Kretzschmar & W. Eccarius, Germany
2003 - A. A. El Kadmiri, J. M. Montserrat & M. Rejdali, Rabat & Barcelona
2004 - I. Herrnstadt, Jerusalem
2005 - T. Nikolić & J. Topić, Zagreb
2006 - P. V. Arrigoni, Firenze
2007 - Jean-Pierre Reduron, Mulhouse, France
2008 - I. Camarda & F. Valsecchi, Sassari
2009 - S. Castroviejo (general editor), C. Benedí, E. Rico, J. Güemes & A. Herrero, Spain
2010 - R. M. Lo Presti, Regensburg
2010 - S. Amigues, Paris
2011 - A. Dobignard & C. Chatelain, Genève
2012 - P. Mazzola, Palermo
2014 - Jean-Marc Tison, Philippe Jauzein & Henri Michaud, L'Isle-d'Abeau, Louveciennes & Hyères
2014 - Mohammed Ibn Tattou & Jalal El-Oualidi, Rabat
2015 - E. Nardi, Firenze