Table 2 Cross-correlation in percent between tree species richness and the 11 important environmental variables

From: Patterns of tree species richness in Southwest China

Variables BIO3 BIO4 BIO6 BIO12 BIO15 ELEV SLO ASP LF LUCC ST Richness
BIO3 1.00            
BIO4 −0.74 1.00           
BIO6 −0.07 −0.54 1.00          
BIO12 −0.23 −0.27 0.76 1.00         
BIO15 0.47 −0.20 −0.26 −0.36 1.00        
ELEV 0.51 0.05 −0.86 −0.75 0.41 1.00       
SLO 0.29 −0.13 −0.22 −0.24 0.08 0.34 1.00      
ASP −0.01 0.01 0.01 0.01 −0.02 −0.02 0.01 1.00     
LF 0.31 −0.11 −0.35 −0.25 0.08 0.50 0.53 −0.09 1.00    
LUCC 0.26 0.05 −0.45 −0.33 0.19 0.50 0.14 −0.01 0.23 1.00   
ST 0.01 −0.03 0.11 0.23 0.03 −0.11 −0.26 0.01 −0.18 0.07 1.00  
Richness −0.15 −0.35 0.67 0.45 −0.27 −0.57 0.00 0.07 −0.27 −0.33 −0.14 1.00