Book chapterMountain ranges are important centers of biodiversity around the world. This high diversity is the result of the presence of different soil types and underlying bedrock, a variety of micro-climatic regimes, high topographic heterogeneity, a heterogeneous and complex vegetation cline, and a dynamic geo-climatic history. Neotropical research on mountains has...
Guedes, Thaís B. ; Azevedo, Josué A. R. ; Bacon, Christine D. ; Provete, Diogo B. ; Antonelli, Alexandre
Book chapterCovering ancient geomorphological landscapes, and surrounded by some of the most diverse forests on Earth, the Neotropical savannas were once perceived by naturalists as ancient environments. However, current evidence suggests that tropical forests have existed in the Neotropics since the Paleocene, whereas most plant lineages present in South American savannas...
Azevedo, Josué A. R. ; Collevatti, Rosane G. ; Jaramillo, Carlos A. ; Strömberg, Caroline A. E. ; Guedes, Thaís B. …
Azevedo, Josué A. R. ; Nogueira, Cristiano de C. ; Antonelli, Alexandre ; Faurby, Søren