Dominance and Distribution of Tree Species in Upper Amazonian Terra Firme Forests

  title={Dominance and Distribution of Tree Species in Upper Amazonian Terra Firme Forests},
  author={NIGEL and C. ArunKishoreW. and Pitman and John and W... and TERBORGH and Miles and R. and Silman and Percy V. Nunez and V. and D{\'a}vid and A.. and Neill and Carlos and {\'E}. and CER{\'O}N and Walter and Palacios and Milton Aulestia}
Amazonian forests are the largest and most diverse in the tropics, and much of the mystery surrounding their ecology can be traced to attempts to understand them through tiny local inventories. In this paper we bring together a large number of such inventories scattered across immense areas of western Amazonia in order to address simple questions about the distribution and abundance of tropical tree species in lowland terra firme forests there. The goal is to describe patterns of commonness and… CONTINUE READING
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