Report on wind dispersal in a lowland moist forest in central French Guiana

  title={Report on wind dispersal in a lowland moist forest in central French Guiana},
  author={Scott A. Mori and John L. Brown},
An analysis of the flowering plant flora of a lowland moist forest in central French Guiana reveals 298 species with adaptations for wind dispersal. This represents 16.2% of the flowering plant flora and 9.8% of the class Magnoliopsida (dicotyledons). The most diverse wind-dispersed families are the Orchidaceae in the Liliopsida (monocotyledons) with 135 species and the Bignoniaceae in the Magnoliopsida with 37 species. The wind-dispersed species of central French Guiana have evolved either… CONTINUE READING


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