What is it about?
In this work we address the study of riparian plant diversity along mountain rivers in the tropics. Contrary to what the theory indicates, we observe that: (i) species richness decreases downstream and (ii) upstream species are not found at downstream sites.
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Why is it important?
Our results show that in mountain rivers the processes that govern diversity patterns are different from those observed in other rivers.
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This page is a summary of: Environment‐driven changes in diversity of riparian plant communities along a mountain river, Ecology and Evolution, March 2021, Wiley,
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