Data from: The contribution of rare species to community phylogenetic diversity across a global network of forest plots

Mi X, Swenson NG, Valencia R, Kress WJ, Erickson DL, Pérez-Castañeda ÁJ, Ren H, Su S, Gunatilleke N, Gunatilleke S, Hao Z, Ye W, Cao M, Suresh HS, Dattaraja HS, Sukumar R, Ma K

Date Published: February 9, 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5061/dryad.p4n8rg64

 

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Title Species name and abundance in 15 forest dynamic plots
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Description 1.The data were used in paper "Xiangcheng Mi, Nathan G. Swenson, Renato Valencia, John Kress, David L. Erickson, álvaro J. Pérez, Haibao Ren, Sheng-Hsin Su, Nimal Gunatilleke, Savi Gunatilleke, Zhanqing Hao, Wanhui Ye, Min Cao, H S Suresh, H S Dattaraja, S Sukumar, Keping Ma. 2012. The contribution of rare species to community phylogenetic diversity across a global network of forest plots. American Naturalist (accepted for publication)." | 2. Data in each of 15 plots were provided with a "csv" file with plot name, and species name, genus,family and abundance and a species code were provided in each "csv" file. | 3. data sources: (1) data of Luquillo, Barro Colorado Island,La Planada, Yasuní,Huai Kha Khaeng, Mudumalai,Pasoh plots, are from "Smithsonian Institute Global Earth Observatories. URL http://www.sigeo.si.edu/." (2) data of Changbaishan plot from "Hao Z.Q., Li B.H., Zhang J., Wang X. G., Ye J., and Yao X. L., 2008. Broad-leaved Korean pine (Pinus koraiensis) mixed forest plot in Changbaishan (CBS) of China: community composition and structure. Chinese Journal of Plant Ecology, 32:238-250 (in Chinese with English abstract)"; (3) data of Gutianshan plot from "Legendre, P., X. Mi, H. Ren, K. Ma, M. Yu, I.-F. Sun, and F. He. 2009. Partitioning beta diversity in a subtropical broad-leaved forest of China. Ecology 90:663-674. Appendix A." (4) data of Dinghushan plot from "Wang, Z. G. 2007. Species diversity and mechanisms for maintenance of monsoon evergreen broadleaved forest in Dinghushan. Ph. D. Dissertation, South China Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences. (In Chinese with English abstract)" (5) data of Xishuangbanna plot from "Cao, M., H. Zhu, H. Wang, G. Lan, Y. Hu, S. Zhou, X. Deng et al. 2008, Xishuangbanna tropical seasonal rainforest dynamics plot: Tree distribution maps, diameter tables and species documentation. Kunming, China, Yunnan Science and Technology Press." (6) data of Fushan plot from "Su, S.-H., C.-H. Chang-Yang, C.-L. Lu, C.-C. Tsui, T.-T. Lin, C.-L. Lin, W.-L. Chiou et al. 2007, Fushan subtropical forest dynamics plot: tree species characteristics and distribution patterns. Taipei, Taiwan Forestry Research Institute." (7) data of Palanan plot from "Co, L. L., V. L. James, D. A. Lagunzad, K. A. C. Pasion, H. T. Consunji, N. A. Bartolome, S. L. Yap et al. 2006, Forest trees of Palanan, Philippines: A study in population ecology. Quezon, Philipines, University of the Philippines-Diliman. " (8) data of Sinharaja plot from "Gunatilleke, C. V. S., I. A. U. N. G. A. U. K. Ethugala, and S. Esufali. 2004, Ecology of Sinharaja rain forest and the forest dynamics plot in Sri Lanka's Natural World Heritage site. Sri Landka, WHT Publications." (9) data of Lambir plot from "Lee, H. S., P. S. Ashton, T. YamaKura, S. Tan, S. J. Davies, A. Itoh, E. O. K. Chai et al. 2002, The 52-hectrare forest research plot at Lambir Hills, Sarawak, Malaysia: Tree distribution maps, diameter table and species documentation. Sarawak, Malaysia, Forest Department Sarawak & The Arnold Arboretum-CTFS Asia Program." | 4. Notice: the data of Yasuní plot used in paper were more precisely identified than different those in website of Smithsonian Institute Global Earth Observatories, but their results were very similar.
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Mi X, Swenson NG, Valencia R, Kress WJ, Erickson DL, Pérez-Castañeda ÁJ, Ren H, Su S, Gunatilleke N, Gunatilleke S, Hao Z, Ye W, Cao M, Suresh HS, Dattaraja HS, Sukumar R, Ma K (2012) The contribution of rare species to community phylogenetic diversity across a global network of forest plots. The American Naturalist 180(1): E17-E30. http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/665999

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