Do rock endemic and widespread plant species differ under the Leaf–Height–Seed plant ecology strategy scheme?

  title={Do rock endemic and widespread plant species differ under the Leaf–Height–Seed plant ecology strategy scheme?},
  author={S{\'e}bastien Lavergne and Eric Garnier and Max Debussche},
  journal={Ecology Letters},
Westoby (1998) proposed the Leaf–Height–Seed (L–H–S) scheme, i.e. the use of three functional traits, specific leaf area (SLA), plant canopy height and seed mass, to describe plant ecological strategies. In this study, we examine whether endemic species from cliffs and rocky outcrops can be discriminated in a regional Mediterranean flora according to these three traits. First, we conducted a comparison across 13 pairs of rock endemic species and widespread congeners. Second, we performed a… 

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