Edirne region is a floristically diverse area of northwestern Turkey that be considered frontier. This symposium provided an national and regional forum for botanical researchers investigating the flora of the Balcan peninsula and Turkey. Topics of interest could be drawn from most botanical disciplines including: taxonomy/systematics, ecology, floristics, biodiversity, conservation. The symposium took place in Edirne, at 28-29 April 1988.
In the symposium participans presented 21 research, all of which were published in symposium booklet.