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Everywhere but Antarctica: using a supertree to understand the diversity and distribution of the Compositae.
s. Albuquerque, New Mexico, August 12-16, 2001. Botanical Society of America. Pp. 132. Panero, J.L., Baldwin, B.G., Schilling, E.E. & Clevinger, J.A. 2001c. Molecular phylogenetic studies of members… Expand
Hyperdominance in the Amazonian Tree Flora
Introduction Recent decades have seen a major international effort to inventory tree communities in the Amazon Basin and Guiana Shield (Amazonia), but the vast extent and record diversity of these… Expand
Diversity and use of palms in Zahamena, eastern Madagascar
Madagascar's palm flora is very diverse (171 species) and has a high degree of endemism (97%). Palm products make an important contribution to the household economy of many rural families, especially… Expand
Growth and mortality of trees in Amazonian tropical rain forest in Ecuador
Abstract. Structural changes are analysed in four samples representing 4 ha, two line transects and two hectare plots, of Amazonian tropical lowland rain forest in northern Ecuador. Only trees with a… Expand
High tree alpha-diversity in Amazonian Ecuador
In a 1 ha square plot of terra firme forest at 260 m elevation in Amazonian Ecuador, all trees with diameter at breast height (dbh) ≥5 cm were studied. There were 1561 individuals, 473 species, 187… Expand
Perceptions, use and availability of woody plants among the Gourounsi in Burkina Faso
The present study was conducted in five villages around the Nazinga Game Ranch, Burkina Faso. Fifty informants of the Gourounsi ethnic group were used. Eighty-one useful woody species were… Expand
Global distribution patterns of the Leguminosae: insights from recent phylogenies.
Composition and structure of adjacent unflooded and flood-plain forest in Amazonian Ecuador.
Diversity and dominance in palm (Arecaceae) communities in terra firme forests in the western Amazon basin
Summary 1 Current discussions about the structure and functioning of tropical plant communities revolve around whether tropical forests are dominated by sets of widespread and locally abundant… Expand
Geographical ecology of the palms (Arecaceae): determinants of diversity and distributions across spatial scales.
- W. Eiserhardt, J. Svenning, W. D. Kissling, H. Balslev
- Biology, Medicine
- Annals of botany
- 1 December 2011
BACKGROUND The palm family occurs in all tropical and sub-tropical regions of the world. Palms are of high ecological and economical importance, and display complex spatial patterns of species… Expand