Hydraulic architecture and tracheid allometry in mature Pinus palustris and Pinus elliottii trees.


Pinus palustris Mill. (longleaf pine, LL) and Pinus elliottii Engelm. var. elliottii (slash pine, SL) frequently co-occur in lower coastal plain flatwoods of the USA, with LL typically inhabiting slightly higher and better-drained microsites than SL. The hydraulic architecture and tracheid dimensions of roots, trunk and branches of mature LL and SL trees… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/treephys/tpp129


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