Publisher's Award for Excellence in Systematic Research. Society of Systematic Biology.
For: Schuettpelz, E. and K.M. Pryer. 2006. Reconciling extreme branch length differences: decoupling time and rate through the evolutionary history of filmy ferns. Systematic Biology 55: 485-502.
The award is presented to the two best papers based on student research published in Systematic Biology during the previous year. The lead author must have been a student at the time the research was conducted.