Pandanus pistillaris in the Caroline Islands : An Example of Long-Range Oceanic Dispersal

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  title={Pandanus pistillaris in the Caroline Islands : An Example of Long-Range Oceanic Dispersal},
  author={},
  year={2009}
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  • Published 2009
IN CONJUNCTION with the current revision of the genus Pandanus (St. John, 1960; St. John and Stone, in sched.) it seems appropriate to mention the factors of dispersal operative in the genus. Since a number of species of Pandanus are littoral in habitat, and because at least one (if not several) species is found on nearly every tropical atoll in the Pacific, it has rightly been assumed that oceanic dispersal of the buoyant fruits is responsible for the distribution. There is no question that… CONTINUE READING

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