Correlation between floristic and structural features of plant communities, an example concerning litophytic vegetation in the Julian Alps (NE-Italy)

Author:
Codogno M., Lausi D. & Nimis P. L.
Year:
1985
Journal:
Bollettino della Società Adriatica di Scienze, Trieste
Pages:
58: 31–44
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This study is based on a set of 37 phytosociological relevés of lithophytic vegetation taken in the Western Julian Alps, which has been submitted to multivariate analysis. The results indicate that six vegetation types have been identified based on floristic composition. Floristic variation and vegetation types are related to two main parameters: type of substrate and potential solar irradiation. These two main ecological factors are also related to structural variation, with differences in potential solar irradiation being more important than differences in substrate in terms of structural variation. A high correlation exists between floristic and structural variation, and structural variation is highly predictive with respect to typification
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36560
Submitter:
jph
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