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International Journal of Ecology
Volume 2015, Article ID 124851, 8 pages
Research Article

Species Turnover across Different Life Stages from Seedlings to Canopy Trees in Swamp Forests of Central Brazil

1Department of Integrative Biology, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720-3140, USA
2Embrapa Recursos Genéticos e Biotecnologia, Cenargen/Herbário, 70770-917 Brasília, DF, Brazil
3Departamento de Engenharia Florestal, Universidade de Brasília, 70910-900 Brasília, DF, Brazil

Received 21 September 2015; Revised 10 November 2015; Accepted 10 November 2015

Academic Editor: Béla Tóthmérész

Copyright © 2015 Clarissa G. Fontes et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Supplementary Material

Appendix S1 in the supplemental material provides a list of all plant species sampled in our study organized alphabetically by their respective botanical families. The classification system for botanical families followed the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group system and scientific names were standardized according to the vascular flora of Cerrado biome and to the List of Species of the Brazilian Flora. In addition, Appendix S1 also includes the phytosociological parameters calculated for seedlings, saplings and adult categories. Appendix S2 presents the most important botanical families accordingly to the IV index. Appendix S3 shows the Non-metric Multidimensional Scaling scores (axes 1 and 2) for each tree species sampled in our study. This figure helps to evidence which species were responsible for explaining the main floristic variation captured by NMDS1 and NMDS2 axes.

  1. Supplementary Material