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Phylogenetic relationships among arecoid palms (Arecaceae: Arecoideae).
BACKGROUND AND AIMS The Arecoideae is the largest and most diverse of the five subfamilies of palms (Arecaceae/Palmae), containing >50 % of the species in the family. Despite its importance,Expand
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A taxonomic account of Livistona R.Br. (Arecaceae).
A taxonomic account of the palm genus Livistona is presented. Thirtysix species are recognised. Taxonomic and nomenclatural changes are applied to a number of species. Livistona rotundifolia (Lam.)Expand
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Australian Palms: Biogeography, Ecology and Systematics
Australian Palms offers an updated and thorough systematic and taxonomic treatment of the Australian palm flora, covering 60 species in 21 genera. Of these, 54 species occur in continental AustraliaExpand
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The late Quaternary decline and extinction of palms on oceanic Pacific islands
Late Quaternary palaeoecological records of palm decline, extirpation and extinction are explored from the oceanic islands of the Pacific Ocean. Despite the severe reduction of faunal diversityExpand
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Tropical rapid appraisal of riparian condition Version 1 (for use in tropical savannas)
The tropical rapid appraisal of riparian condition (TRARC) is a visual assessment of the riparian zone using simple indicators of condition. It is designed to be user-friendly for the non-specialistExpand
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Low genetic diversity and recovery implications of the vulnerable Bankoualé Palm Livistona carinensis (Arecaceae), from North-eastern Africa and the Southern Arabian Peninsula
The Bankoualé Palm, Livistona carinensis is the only known species of Livistona occurring in Africa and is currently classified as vulnerable (IUCN 2004). This extreme outlier species of the genus isExpand
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Ecology and genetics of Carpoxylon macrospermum H. Wendl. & Drude (Arecaceae), an endangered palm from Vanuatu
Abstract The documented population of the rare and endangered endemic Vanuatu palm, Carpoxylon macrospermum H. Wendl. & Drude (Arecaceae), comprises 154 reproductively mature individuals, andExpand
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Riparian contributions to the diet of terapontid grunters(Pisces: Terapontidae) in wet–dry tropical rivers
The diets of terapontid assemblages in 22 catchments across Australia's wet-dry tropics were investigated in relation to the direct use of terrestrial-riparian inputs, as well as the role of ontogenyExpand
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Cyclone tolerance in new world arecaceae: biogeographic variation and abiotic natural selection.
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Consistent abiotic factors can affect directional selection; cyclones are abiotic phenomena with near-discrete geographic limits. The current study investigates selective pressureExpand
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