Department of Biological Sciences, University of Cape Town
Professor Muthama Muasya is a plant taxonomist and evolutionary biologist based in Africa. Associate Professor and Head of Department of Biological Sciences, University of Cape Town. His research includes the systematics of the plant family Cyperaceae, and the evolution of the Cape and African Flora. He is the President of the Southern African Association for Systematic Biology, on the Council of the International Association for Plant Taxonomy, and a member of the Academy of Science of South Africa.