Plant species diversity

Plant species diversity

© Barthlott, W., Biedinger, N., Braun, G., Feig, F., Kier, G., and Mutke, J. (1999): Terminology and methodilogical aspects of the mapping and analysis of global diversity. Acta Botanica Fennica 162, 103-110.

Many hypotheses have been proposed to explain why species richness is greater in tropical latitudes than near the poles.

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