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Global Patterns of Plant Diversity: Alwyn H. Gentry's Forest Transect Data Set


Series: Monographs in Systematic Botany (MSB) Volume: 89

By: Oliver Phillips and James S Miller

319 pages, Col photos, figs, tabs

Missouri Botanical Garden Press

Hardback | Dec 2002 | #111247 | ISBN: 0915279126
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Summarises the data on forest diversity and floristic composition collected by Gentry from 226 sites and six continents. A full taxonomic survey is included on all the plants encountered. The volume provides full background, including a discussion of the history of Gentry's transect studies, an in-depth description of the methodology used to collect the data, a summary of the patterns arising from the overall results, and a summary of the significance of the studies.

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