By Stefan Schnitzer,Frans Bongers,Robyn J. Burnham,Francis E. Putz
Lianas are woody vines that have been the focal point of extreme examine via early ecologists, reminiscent of Darwin, who committed a whole e-book to the typical heritage of mountain climbing plants. during the last zone century, there was a resurgence within the research of lianas, and liana are back famous as very important parts of many forests, quite within the tropics. The expanding quantity of study on lianas has ended in a essentially deeper knowing of liana ecology, evolution, and life-history, in addition to the myriad roles lianas play in wooded area dynamics and functioning.
This ebook offers perception into the ecology and evolution of lianas, their anatomy, body structure, and normal heritage, their international abundance and distribution, and their wide-ranging results at the myriad organisms that inhabit tropical and temperate forests.
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