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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Hyperdominance in the Amazonian Tree Flora
Author: ter Steege, H
Nigel, CA
Sabatier, D
Baraloto, C
Salomao, RP
Guevara, JE
Phillips, OL
Castilho, CV
Magnusson, WE
Molino, JF
Monteagudo, A
Vargas, PN
Montero, JC
Feldpausch, TR
Coronado, ENH
Killeen, TJ
Mostacedo, B
Vasquez, R
Assis, RL
Terborgh, J
Wittmann, F
Andrade, A
Laurance, WF
Laurance, SGW
Marimon, BS
Marimon, BH
Vieira, ICG
Amaral, IL
Brienen, R
Castellanos, H
Lopez, DC
Duivenvoorden, JF
Mogollon, HF
Matos, FDD
Davila, N
Garcia-Villacorta, R
Diaz, PRS
Costa, F
Emilio, T
Levis, C
Schietti, J
Souza, P
Alonso, A
Dallmeier, F
Montoya, AJD
Piedade, MTF
Araujo-Murakami, A
Arroyo, L
Gribel, R
Fine, PVA
Peres, CA
Toledo, M
Gerardo, AAC
Baker, TR
Ceron, C
Engel, J
Henkel, TW
Maas, P
Petronelli, P
Stropp, J
Zartman, CE
Daly, D
Neill, D
Silveira, M
Paredes, MR
Chave, J
Lima, DD
Jorgensen, PM
Fuentes, A
Schongart, J
Valverde, FC
Di Fiore, A
Jimenez, EM
Mora, MCP
Phillips, JF
Rivas, G
van Andel, TR
von Hildebrand, P
Hoffman, B
Zent, EL
Malhi, Y
Prieto, A
Rudas, A
Ruschell, AR
Silva, N
Vos, V
Zent, S
Oliveira, AA
Schutz, AC
Gonzales, T
Nascimento, MT
Ramirez-Angulo, H
Sierra, R
Tirado, M
Medina, MNU
van der Heijden, G
Vela, CIA
Torre, EV
Vriesendorp, C
Wang, O
Young, KR
Baider, C
Balslev, H
Ferreira, C
Mesones, I
Torres-Lezama, A
Giraldo, LEU
Zagt, R
Alexiades, MN
Hernandez, L
Huamantupa-Chuquimaco, I
Milliken, W
Cuenca, WP
Pauletto, D
Sandoval, EV
Gamarra, LV
Dexter, KG
Feeley, K
Lopez-Gonzalez, G
Silman, MR
Abstract: The vast extent of the Amazon Basin has historically restricted the study of its tree communities to the local and regional scales. Here, we provide empirical data on the commonness, rarity, and richness of lowland tree species across the entire Amazon Basin and Guiana Shield (Amazonia), collected in 1170 tree plots in all major forest types. Extrapolations suggest that Amazonia harbors roughly 16,000 tree species, of which just 227 (1.4%) account for half of all trees. Most of these are habitat specialists and only dominant in one or two regions of the basin. We discuss some implications of the finding that a small group of species-less diverse than the North American tree flora-accounts for half of the world's most diverse tree community.
Country: EUA
Editor: Amer Assoc Advancement Science
Citation: Science. Amer Assoc Advancement Science, v. 342, n. 6156, n. 325, n. +, 2013.
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1126/science.1243092
Date Issue: 2013
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