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Potential reflection of distinct ecological units in plant endemism categories.
The level of endemism at a site may indicate species richness of the site. Nevertheless, assessing endemism levels in taxonomic groups such as plants may be difficult because the species richness ofExpand
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Untangling the Tangled Bank: A Novel Method for Partitioning the Effects of Phylogenies and Traits on Ecological Networks
Understanding how evolutionary and ecological processes shape species interaction networks remains as one of the main challenges in eco-evolutionary studies. Here, we present an integrativeExpand
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Floristic and vegetation structure of a grassland plant community on shallow basalt in southern Brazil
Few studies have adequately described the floristic and structural features of natural grasslands associated with shallow basalt soils in southern Brazil. This study was carried out on naturalExpand
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HIGHLAND GRASSLANDS AT THE SOUTHERN TIP OF THE ATLANTIC FOREST BIOME: MANAGEMENT OPTIONS AND CONSERVATION CHALLENGES
The natural vegetation in the highlands of the southernmost state of Brazil, Rio Grande do Sul, is characterized by extensive grasslands in mosaics with Araucaria forests, usually under cattleExpand
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Conservation of mosaics calls for a perspective that considers all types of mosaic-patches. Reply to Luza et al.
Landscapes composed of different types of ecosystems can have especially high levels of biodiversity. Biodiversity conservation at the landscape level critically depends on maintenance of theExpand
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Floral features, pollination biology and breeding system of Chloraea membranacea Lindl. (Orchidaceae: Chloraeinae).
BACKGROUND AND AIMS The pollination biology of very few Chloraeinae orchids has been studied to date, and most of these studies have focused on breeding systems and fruiting success. ChloraeaExpand
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How much do we know about distribution and ecology of naturalized and invasive alien plant species? A case study from subtropical southern Brazil
AbstractMegadiverse tropical and subtropical countries may be especially at risk from exotic species invasions. However, for these regions, the number of studies on invasive species is low. ThisExpand
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Habitat Structure Influences the Diversity, Richness and Composition of Bird Assemblages in Successional Atlantic Rain Forests
This study evaluated the influence of vegetation structure on bird diversity, guilds, and the richness and composition of species in different successional stages of the subtropical Atlantic rainExpand
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A review of vascular plant endemisms in Santa Catarina, southern Brazil, highlights critical knowledge gaps and urgent need of conservation efforts1
Abstract The State of Santa Catarina, located in southern Brazil, presents great diversity of topography, landscapes and vegetation types. It also harbors a very rich biodiversity, and many speciesExpand
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