Table 2

Abundances of tree species with significantly high or low relative abundances in areas influenced by large arborescent palms on the Yasuní FDP in the first census

Abundance in quadrats:

Species

Non-palm

Palm

Proportion in non-palm


Acalypha cuneata

252

64

0.80

Acidoton nicaraguensis

862

117

0.88

Aniba guianensis

40

14

0.74

Bertiera guianensis

5

4

0.56

Calyptranthes bipennis

66

4

0.94

Calyptranthes sedosa

66

4

0.94

Discophora guianensis

64

3

0.96

Endlicheria 'dori'

74

4

0.95

Eugenia pusilliflora

216

18

0.92

Garcinia brasiliensis

40

0

1.00

Geonoma aspidiifolia

721

71

0.91

Guarea fistulosa

349

37

0.90

Guatteria scalarinervia

95

7

0.93

Hyospathe elegans

120

11

0.92

Inga auristellae

635

86

0.88

Leonia glycycarpa

173

15

0.92

Licania nervifina

65

3

0.96

Lacistema nena

41

0

1.00

Matisia oblongifolia

1537

322

0.83

Miconia multispicata

36

16

0.69

Miconia tipica

204

54

0.79

Mollinedia killipii

89

4

0.96

Neea 'bajio'

197

14

0.93

Otoba glycycarpa

44

16

0.73

Pentagonia spathicalyx

28

12

0.70

Picramnia 'mini'

30

0

1.00

Piper 'obchic'

1702

183

0.90

Pourouma bicolor

550

67

0.89

Pouteria trilocularis

45

1

0.98

Sorocea muriculata

262

26

0.91

Tococa guianensis

1

6

0.14

Unonopsis veneficiorum

330

33

0.91

Hippocrateaceae 'atenumembra'

179

18

0.91

Eugenia 'smedcomun'

195

20

0.91

Solanaceae 'plata'

3

4

0.43


Species in bold are those with more individuals than expected in quadrats close to palm trees. All other species have more individuals than expected in quadrats far from palm trees.

Queenborough et al. BMC Ecology 2012 12:3   doi:10.1186/1472-6785-12-3

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