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Conclusion

  • Francis Kahn
  • Jean-Jacques de Granville
Part of the Ecological Studies book series (ECOLSTUD, volume 95)

Abstract

The Amazonian palm flora is highly diversified in species and life forms. Palm communities allow forest ecosystems to be characterized by their floristic composition, diversity, density, and structure; these are thoroughly different when located on well-drained soils or on waterlogged and/or flooded soils.

Keywords

Amazon Basin Alluvial Soil Terra Firme Forest Native Palm Palm Community 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Francis Kahn
    • 1
  • Jean-Jacques de Granville
    • 2
  1. 1.Institut Français de Recherche ScientifiquePour le Développement en Coopération (ORSTOM)Lima 18Peru
  2. 2.Institut Français de Recherche ScientifiquePour le Développement en Coopération (ORSTOM)Cayenne cédexFrance

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