Luize BG, Silva TSF, Wittmann F, Assis RL & Venticinque EM (2015) Effects of the Flooding Gradient on Tree Community Diversity in Várzea Forests of the Purus River, Central Amazon, Brazil. Biotropica, 47 (2), pp. 137-142. https://doi.org/10.1111/btp.12203
Amazonian floodplain forests have remarkable variation in tree diversity and structure related to flood duration. We assessed how floodplain forests respond to the continuum flooding gradient and found that Fisher's α values vary up to seven times across the landscape.
environmental gradient; flood pulse; floodplain forests; wetlands
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