Incorporating phylogenetic information for the definition of floristic districts in hyperdiverse Amazon forests: Implications for conservation

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Guevara Andino, Juan Ernesto; Pitman, Nigel C. A; ter Steege, Hans; Mogollon, Hugo; Ceron, Carlos; Palacios, Walter; Oleas, Nora; Fine, Paul V. A;
(2017)
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Journal: volume 7,issue 22,pages9,639-9,650eissn: 2045-7758
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1002/ece3.3481, pmc: PMC5696432
  • Subject: Amazon | Fine [BRII recipient] | Life Sciences | Original Research | phylogenetic beta diversity | endemism | Medicine and Health Sciences | Ecuador

Abstract Using complementary metrics to evaluate phylogenetic diversity can facilitate the delimitation of floristic units and conservation priority areas. In this study, we describe the spatial patterns of phylogenetic alpha and beta diversity, phylogenetic endemism, a... View more
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