Ecological Archives E087-075-A1

Benjamin Gilbert, S. Joseph Wright, Helene C. Muller-Landau, Kaoru Kitajima, and Andrés Hernandéz. 2006. Life history trade-offs in tropical trees and lianas. Ecology 87:1281–1288.

Appendix A (Table A1). Survival and relative growth rate (RGR)of tree and liana seedlings.

     

First year survival

95% CI

Relative growth rate (RGR)

Species

Family

Lifeform

n

Survival rate

Upper

Lower

RGR

n

Standard error

Abuta racemosa

Menispermaceae

Liana

36

0.65306

0.768

0.503

0.08769

29

0.01842

Aegiphila cephalophora

Verbenaceae

Liana

51

0.19672

0.304

0.109

0.19272

13

0.02957

Alchornea costaricensis

Euphorbiaceae

Tree(U)

31

0.21951

0.355

0.109

0.24996

5

0.0884

Alseis blackiana

Rubiaceae

Tree(U)

30

0.57447

0.701

0.421

0.1101

52

0.01514

Apeiba aspera

Malvaceae

Tree

38

0.20588

0.308

0.12

0.43051

12

0.10914

Beilschmiedia pendula

Lauraceae

Tree

76

0.51262

0.548

0.476

0.04628

66

0.00533

Brosimum alicastrum

Moraceae

Tree

45

0.41176

0.525

0.295

0.05293

31

0.00592

Chrysophyllum cainito

Sapotaceae

Tree

51

0.64463

0.723

0.552

0.05127

59

0.00429

Coccoloba parimensis

Polygonaceae

Liana

65

0.33019

0.42

0.243

0.07777

47

0.01293

Cordia lasiocalyx

Boraginaceae

Tree(U)

32

0.425

0.57

0.271

0.0727

30

0.00641

Coussarea curvigemmia

Rubiaceae

Tree(U)

52

0.38571

0.497

0.273

0.06353

31

0.01187

Dendropanax arboreus

Araliaceae

Tree

89

0.08871

0.147

0.047

0.14312

18

0.01841

Desmopsis panamensis

Annonaceae

Tree(U)

63

0.60185

0.687

0.503

0.07258

69

0.00571

Doliocarpus major

Dilleniaceae

Liana

145

0.51259

0.558

0.465

0.0868

122

0.00452

Doliocarpus multiflorus

Dilleniaceae

Liana

35

0.19048

0.295

0.105

0.14649

13

0.03157

Doliocarpus olivaceus

Dilleniaceae

Liana

59

0.56923

0.649

0.48

0.08577

48

0.00663

Drypetes standleyi

Euphorbiaceae

Tree

43

0.48437

0.6

0.358

0.08182

35

0.00742

Eugenia oerstedeana

Myrtaceae

Tree(U)

195

0.56184

0.605

0.516

0.08687

186

0.0041

Faramea occidentalis

Rubiaceae

Tree(U)

470

0.54254

0.558

0.527

0.05985

472

0.00178

Guarea guidonia

Meliaceae

Tree(M)

63

0.69014

0.784

0.569

0.05826

59

0.00469

Guapira standleyana

Nyctaginaceae

Tree

54

0.3913

0.489

0.292

0.12385

25

0.01051

Hampea appendiculata longicalyx

Malvaceae

Tree(U)

57

0.23529

0.329

0.152

0.11725

22

0.01419

Heisteria concinna

Olacaceae

Tree(M)

67

0.53672

0.607

0.461

0.07276

43

0.00722

Hippocratea volubilis

Celastraceae

Liana

90

0.49767

0.562

0.429

0.0947

87

0.00916

Hiraea reclinata

Malpighiaceae

Liana

113

0.44444

0.511

0.376

0.07088

115

0.00473

Hiraea faginea

Malpighiaceae

Liana

35

0.33333

0.415

0.254

0.09398

21

0.0102

Hiraea grandifolia

Malpighiaceae

Liana

58

0.45968

0.544

0.37

0.08118

37

0.00945

Hirtella triandra

Chrysobalanaceae

Tree(M)

70

0.46078

0.554

0.362

0.09303

44

0.0098

Inga marginata

Fabaceae

Tree(U)

166

0.66769

0.716

0.614

0.08459

149

0.00511

Jacaranda copaia

Bignoniaceae

Tree

36

0.02609

0.068

0.007

0.3703

5

0.03655

Macfadyena unguis-cati

Bignoniaceae

Liana

62

0.48571

0.565

0.401

0.11013

59

0.01112

Maripa panamensis

Convolvulaceae

Liana

146

0.625

0.675

0.57

0.08178

115

0.0054

Mascagnia hippocrateoides

Malpighiaceae

Liana

116

0.47148

0.511

0.431

0.09385

114

0.01105

Mascagnia nervosa

Malpighiaceae

Liana

276

0.3262

0.356

0.297

0.14638

137

0.0085

Oenocarpus mapora

Arecaceae

Tree(M)

89

0.66176

0.734

0.576

0.06969

9

0.02287

Paragonia pyramidata

Bignoniaceae

Liana

70

0.34225

0.41

0.275

0.11744

48

0.00974

Paullinia rugosa

Sapindaceae

Liana

41

0.54348

0.674

0.39

0.07038

32

0.01019

Paullinia fibrigera

Sapindaceae

Liana

42

0.43478

0.571

0.29

0.05802

23

0.00933

Pithecoctenium crucigerum

Bignoniaceae

Liana

54

0.42857

0.54

0.312

0.14367

28

0.03877

Pouteria reticulata

Sapotaceae

Tree

97

0.445

0.512

0.375

0.0455

66

0.00384

Prionostemma aspera

Celastraceae

Liana

54

0.42342

0.513

0.331

0.07949

43

0.00762

Protium tenuifolium sessiliflorum

Burseraceae

Tree

52

0.46667

0.574

0.351

0.08646

34

0.00901

Quararibea asterolepis

Malvaceae

Tree

259

0.50656

0.54

0.472

0.07021

205

0.00358

Randia armata

Rubiaceae

Tree(U)

310

0.45264

0.478

0.427

0.07905

290

0.00292

Serjania circumvallata

Sapindaceae

Liana

48

0.49123

0.613

0.357

0.06054

21

0.00812

Simarouba amara

Simaroubaceae

Tree(U)

33

0.35294

0.466

0.242

0.06795

16

0.00697

Solanum lanciifolium

Solanaceae

Liana

73

0.0989

0.147

0.061

0.24317

11

0.05556

Tabebula rosea

Bignoniaceae

Tree

35

0.30769

0.434

0.189

0.11372

16

0.02077

Tetragastris panamensis

Burseraceae

Tree

79

0.62857

0.682

0.569

0.05156

94

0.0037

Thinouia myriantha

Sapindaceae

Liana

169

0.38163

0.438

0.325

0.08236

91

0.00722

Trichilia tuberculata

Meliaceae

Tree

470

0.49231

0.51

0.474

0.05366

415

0.0016

Triplaris cumingiana

Polygonaceae

Tree(M)

38

0.42529

0.526

0.321

0.07642

26

0.00801

Virola sebifera

Myristicaceae

Tree

55

0.37097

0.489

0.253

0.07287

20

0.02156

† Trees followed by (U) or (M) are understory or midstory species respectively. All others are canopy species.



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