Distributional patterns and an additional species of thePassiflora vitifolia complex: Amazonian species diversity due to edaphically differentiated communities


Field studies in Amazonian Peru show that thePassiflora vitifolia complex, a microcosm of many larger taxa, is concentrated in Amazonia with 4 ecologically separated species. One species is restricted to seasonally inundated forests, a second to non-inundated white sand soils, a third to non-inundated lateritic soils, and the fourth mostly to non-inundated… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00983208

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