Ecological Archives A016-075-A1

Jérôme Chave, Helene C. Muller-Landau, Timothy R. Baker, Tomás A. Easdale, Hans ter Steege, and Campbell O. Webb. 2006. Regional and phylogenetic variation of wood density across 2456 neotropical tree species. Ecological Applications 16:2356–2367.

Appendix A. The mean and standard deviation of wood specific gravity within genera, for genera with over eight neotropical tree species.

Genus Family

Nb species

Mean

Standard.dev

CV

   

 

 

 

 

Machaerium Fabaceae

11

0.679

0.299

44.04

Ceiba Malvaceae

11

0.352

0.125

35.39

Cordia Boraginaceae

28

0.529

0.16

30.23

Neea Nyctaginaceae

8

0.64

0.19

29.68

Parkia Fabaceae

10

0.517

0.148

28.64

Tabebuia Bignoniaceae

25

0.771

0.214

27.74

Ocotea Lauraceae

38

0.544

0.131

24.12

Erythrina Fabaceae

11

0.276

0.066

23.77

Vochysia Vochysiaceae

23

0.487

0.114

23.39

Sclerolobium Fabaceae

9

0.59

0.128

21.71

Mimosa Fabaceae

8

0.855

0.185

21.68

Zanthoxylum Rutaceae

16

0.625

0.135

21.59

Coccoloba Polygonaceae

13

0.687

0.138

20.16

Trichilia Meliaceae

17

0.656

0.131

19.91

Guatteria Annonaceae

16

0.586

0.115

19.66

Ficus Moraceae

18

0.418

0.081

19.5

Brosimum Moraceae

10

0.653

0.122

18.67

Caesalpinia Fabaceae

12

0.982

0.18

18.36

Croton Euphorbiaceae

11

0.484

0.089

18.35

Diospyros Ebenaceae

12

0.666

0.122

18.27

Acacia Fabaceae

21

0.71

0.128

18.07

Aniba Lauraceae

18

0.576

0.103

17.82

Protium Burseraceae

23

0.544

0.096

17.71

Nectandra Lauraceae

17

0.525

0.093

17.7

Alchornea Euphorbiaceae

8

0.388

0.068

17.63

Terminalia Combretaceae

12

0.726

0.124

17.02

Prosopis Fabaceae

9

0.807

0.137

17.01

Cecropia Urticaceae

13

0.358

0.061

16.91

Pouteria Sapotaceae

48

0.774

0.13

16.8

Pachira Malvaceae

8

0.481

0.08

16.57

Tachigali Fabaceae

13

0.593

0.098

16.5

Talisia Sapindaceae

9

0.83

0.137

16.48

Miconia Melastomataceae

20

0.632

0.103

16.31

Qualea Vochysiaceae

12

0.672

0.109

16.28

Guarea Meliaceae

11

0.629

0.1

15.97

Hirtella Chrysobalanaceae

10

0.795

0.123

15.47

Vitex Verbenaceae

8

0.586

0.09

15.4

Sloanea Elaeocarpaceae

13

0.798

0.121

15.2

Astronium Anacardiaceae

8

0.879

0.129

14.71

Xylopia Annonaceae

15

0.595

0.087

14.64

Capparis Brassicaceae

8

0.661

0.096

14.59

Virola Myristicaceae

18

0.496

0.072

14.54

Lonchocarpus Fabaceae

19

0.772

0.111

14.36

Ilex Aquifoliaceae

12

0.562

0.08

14.3

Swartzia Fabaceae

29

0.871

0.123

14.17

Inga Fabaceae

36

0.573

0.078

13.55

Endlicheria Lauraceae

8

0.494

0.065

13.2

Licaria Lauraceae

11

0.817

0.106

12.93

Rinorea Violaceae

8

0.669

0.084

12.59

Erythroxylum Erythroxylaceae

8

0.758

0.094

12.38

Couratari Lecythidaceae

8

0.545

0.067

12.38

Licania Chrysobalanaceae

51

0.834

0.1

12

Sterculia Malvaceae

10

0.49

0.058

11.76

Eugenia Myrtaceae

19

0.765

0.083

10.81

Sapium Euphorbiaceae

9

0.408

0.044

10.71

Chrysophyllum Sapotaceae

9

0.757

0.081

10.7

Casearia Salicaceae

12

0.685

0.072

10.45

Maytenus Celastraceae

13

0.728

0.074

10.11

Cariniana Lecythidaceae

9

0.574

0.055

9.64

Pourouma Urticaceae

8

0.373

0.036

9.56

Aspidosperma Apocynaceae

28

0.762

0.072

9.47

Mouriri Melastomataceae

12

0.843

0.075

8.86

Iryanthera Myristicaceae

9

0.618

0.051

8.32

Byrsonima Malpighiaceae

14

0.652

0.054

8.22

Lecythis Lecythidaceae

15

0.824

0.066

8.04

Ormosia Fabaceae

15

0.6

0.046

7.67

Couepia Chrysobalanaceae

9

0.791

0.06

7.62

Eschweilera Lecythidaceae

22

0.862

0.065

7.56

Dalbergia Fabaceae

11

0.823

0.058

7.03

Peltogyne Fabaceae

10

0.765

0.05

6.57

Myrcia Myrtaceae

8

0.815

0.026

3.25



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