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Editoral
Published: 2018-12-27

In Memoriam to Jochen Heinrichs (1969–2018)

Nees Institute for Biodiversity of Plants, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
Gantz Family Collections Center, Field Museum, 1400 South Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL, U.S.A
Nees Institute for Biodiversity of Plants, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
Department of Biology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, N-7491 Trondheim, Norway
Department of Biology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, N-7491 Trondheim, Norway
Editorial

Abstract

This special issue of Bryophyte Diversity and Evolution is dedicated to Jochen Heinrichs (1969–2018) in commemoration of his outstanding contributions to bryology. His work spanned a diverse spectrum of topics that will be reflected in this special issue by 10 research papers. Therein, and in honor of Jochen, the moss genus Jochenia gen. nov. (Schlesak et al. 2018), the liverwort species Frullania heinrichsii sp. nov. (Atwood et al. 2018), as well as the liverwort amber fossil Geocalyx heinrichsii sp. nov. (Katagiri 2018) are introduced to the scientific community.