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Plant reproductive ecology of a secondary deciduous tropical forest in venezuela
The breeding systems, reproductive efficacies, and densities of selected trees, shrubs, vines, and hemiparasites of a secondary decduous mid-elevation tropical forest in Venezuela are investigated. AExpand
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Orchid phylogenomics and multiple drivers of their extraordinary diversification
Orchids are the most diverse family of angiosperms, with over 25 000 species, more than mammals, birds and reptiles combined. Tests of hypotheses to account for such diversity have been stymied byExpand
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Phylogenetic biome conservatism on a global scale
How and why organisms are distributed as they are has long intrigued evolutionary biologists. The tendency for species to retain their ancestral ecology has been demonstrated in distributions onExpand
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Conservation Targets in South American Temperate Forests
An important near-term goal of the international conservation agenda is to double the average percentage of land area currently protected in each nation to 10%. The effectiveness of this initiativeExpand
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COMMUNITY STUDIES IN POLLINATION ECOLOGY IN THE HIGH TEMPERATE ANDES OF CENTRAL CHILE. I. POLLINATION MECHANISMS AND ALTITUDINAL VARIATION
Pollination mechanisms and pollinators are reported for a total of 137 species (75% of the non-abiotically pollinated flora) as they occur at three altitudinal levels (subandean scrub: 2,200-2,600 m;Expand
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Ancestral reconstruction of flower morphology and pollination systems in Schizanthus (Solanaceae).
Concerted changes in flower morphology and pollinators provide strong evidence on adaptive evolution. Schizanthus (Solanaceae) has zygomorphic flowers and consists of 12 species of annual or biennialExpand
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