Species richness, endemism and conservation of Mexican gymnosperms

  title={Species richness, endemism and conservation of Mexican gymnosperms},
  author={Ra{\'u}l Contreras-Medina and Isolda Luna-Vega},
  journal={Biodiversity and Conservation},
An analysis of the distribution patterns of 124 Mexican gymnosperm species was undertaken, in order to detect the Mexican areas with high species richness and endemism, and with this information to propose areas for conservation. Our study includes an analysis of species richness, endemism and distributional patterns of Mexican species of gymnosperms based on three different area units (states, biogeographic provinces and grid-cells of 1° × 1° latitude/longitude). The richest areas in species… CONTINUE READING
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