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The ecology of vascular epiphytes in the Peruvian Andes

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Little is known about the composition of tropical epiphytic communities and the influence of environmental variables on community composition. In this thesis I quantify the diversity and biomass of bromeliads, and other vascular epiphytes along an altitudinal transect on the eastern slope of the southeast Peruvian Andes and then look for species’ adaptations related to patterns of diversity and biomass. I compare patterns with those of woody species. Bromeliad species, like tree species, w...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Linacre College
Department:
Mathematical,Physical & Life Sciences Division - Plant Sciences
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Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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uuid:d7bee986-6066-48a1-8849-4aed22a3d766
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ora:6997

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