Neotropical Savannas and Seasonally Dry Forests: Plant Diversity, Biogeography, and Conservation

R. Toby Pennington, James A. Ratter
CRC Press, 25 mai 2006 - 504 pages
More often than not, when people think of a neotropical forest, what comes to mind is a rain forest, rather than a dry forest. Just as typically, when they imagine a savanna, they visualize the African plains, rather than those dry woodlands and grasslands found in the Neotropics. These same preconceptions can be found among scientists, as these ne

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R Toby Pennington Gwilym P Lewis and James A Ratter
Chapter 1
Biodiversity Patterns of the Woody Vegetation of the Brazilian Cerrados
Observations on the Southern Cerrados and Their Relationship with the Core Area
Chapter 5
A Review
Phytogeographical Patterns Inferred from Distribution Data of
Floristic Relationships of Seasonally Dry Forests of Eastern South America Based on Tree Species
Insights from Legumes
ChamelaCuixmala Jalisco as a Focal
What Determines Dry Forest Conservation in Mesoamerica? Opportunism and Pragmatism in Mexican
Botanical and Ecological Basis for the Resilience of Antillean Dry Forests
Diversity Biogeography and Conservation of Woody Plants in Tropical Dry Forest of South Florida
Chapter 18
Floristic and Geographical Stability of Discontinuous Seasonally Dry Tropical Forests Explains Patterns

Biogeography of the Forests of the ParaguayParaná Basin
The Chiquitano Dry Forest the Transition Between Humid and Dry Forest in Eastern Lowland Bolivia
Insights from
Chapter 11
Parallels and Comparisons with the Neotropics
Chapter 20
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