Table 2: Summary of liana characteristics in the low disturbance (LDF), moderate disturbance (MDF), and high disturbance (HDF) forests in the Southern Scarp Forest Reserve.

Characteristic Forest type

Species richness/plot
Number of individuals/forest type9562208
Mean liana dbh/plot
Mean basal area (cm2/ha)/plot
Mean liana infestation/plot (%)

Mean values within the same row that have different superscripts are significantly different ( ).