Ultramafic geoecology of South and Southeast Asia

@inproceedings{Galey2017UltramaficGO,
  title={Ultramafic geoecology of South and Southeast Asia},
  author={M. L. Galey and Antony van der Ent and M Cassim Mohamed Iqbal and Nishanta Rajakaruna},
  booktitle={Botanical Studies},
  year={2017}
}
Globally, ultramafic outcrops are renowned for hosting floras with high levels of endemism, including plants with specialised adaptations such as nickel or manganese hyperaccumulation. Soils derived from ultramafic regoliths are generally nutrient-deficient, have major cation imbalances, and have concomitant high concentrations of potentially phytotoxic trace elements, especially nickel. The South and Southeast Asian region has the largest surface occurrences of ultramafic regoliths in the… CONTINUE READING
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