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Woody flora in high-altitude zones in the Cordillera de Talamanca, Costa Rica Flora leñosa de la zona alta (2000-3819 m) de la Cordillera de Talamanca, Costa Rica

by Kappelle, M; Zamora V, N; Flores, T.
Publisher: 1990ISSN: 0304-3711.Subject(s): FLORA | PLANTAS LEÑOSAS | RECURSOS GENETICOS | DISTRIBUCION GEOGRAFICA | ZONA DE MONTAÑA | COSTA RICA | FLORA | WOODY PLANTS | GENETIC RESOURCES | GEOGRAPHICAL DISTRIBUTION | HIGHLANDS | COSTA RICA | FLORE | PLANTE LIGNEUSE | RESSOURCE GENETIQUE | DISTRIBUTION GEOGRAPHIQUE | REGION D'ALTITUDE | COSTA RICA In: Brenesia (Costa Rica) (no.34) p. 121-144Summary: A checklist of 483 indigenous woody species is presented which includes 91 families and 227 genera. The families richest in woody species are the Rubiaceae, Melastomataceae, Lauraceae, Asteraceae and Ericaceae: these make up 30 percent of species recorded.The best represented genera are Chusquea, Miconia, Ocotea, Palicourea and Oreopanax. Vernacular names (where known) and altitudinal ranges are given for each species.
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A checklist of 483 indigenous woody species is presented which includes 91 families and 227 genera. The families richest in woody species are the Rubiaceae, Melastomataceae, Lauraceae, Asteraceae and Ericaceae: these make up 30 percent of species recorded.The best represented genera are Chusquea, Miconia, Ocotea, Palicourea and Oreopanax. Vernacular names (where known) and altitudinal ranges are given for each species.

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