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How much evolutionary history in a 10x10m plot?
We use a fully dated phylogenetic tree of the angiospermfamilies to calculate phylogenetic diversity (PD) in four South African vegetation types with distinct evolutionary histories. Since the branch length values are in ...
Insect diversity in Cape fynbos and neighbouring South African vegetation
(Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2006)
Aim It has often been suggested that South Africa’s Cape fynbos shrublands, although extremely rich in plant species, are poor in insects, thus representing a notable exception from the broad plant–insect diversity ...