Key roles for the freezing line and disturbance in driving the low plant species richness of temperate regionsSuresh K Rana, Alexander E White & Trevor D Price
Aim: At the macroscale, climate strongly correlates with species richness gradients, resulting from differences in in-situ diversification and dispersal. One historical explanation for the pattern is that regions spanning temperate climates contain few species because past disturbances have generated high extinction rates, and species from tropical regions are unable to easily colonize temperate regions. We test these postulates for Himalayan plants, which span subtropical to temperate climates over steep elevational gradients. Location: Himalaya Time period:...
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