Community structure of vascular epiphytes: a neutral perspective

Thijs Janzen, Gerhard Zotz & Rampal Etienne
Vascular epiphytes form a diverse group of almost 30,000 species, yet theory concerning their community structure is still largely lacking. We therefore employed simple models of biodiversity, (near-)neutral models, to study to what extent they can explain their community structure. With recently developed tools for (near-)neutral models we analyzed species abundance data from many samples in Central and South America which we divided into four metacommunities (Mesoamerica, Central America, Amazonia and ParanĂ¡). For each metacommunity...
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