Ecological Archives E091-258-A2

Margaret R. Metz, Wayne P. Sousa, and Renato Valencia. 2010. Widespread density-dependent seedling mortality promotes species coexistence in a highly diverse Amazonian rain forest. Ecology 91:3675–3685.

Appendix B: Study species, with adult and seedling abundances and growth form characteristics.

TABLE B1. Seedling abundance, adult abundance and growth forms. Analyses in this study examined the survival of individual seedlings from these 163 species that recruited into > 3 seedling census stations in censuses between 2003 and 2007. Species names and morphospecies with temporary names in quotes are listed below. Temporary names follow the conventions of the Yasuní forest dynamics plot (R. Valencia and R. Condit, personal communication) or the Seed and Seedling Project at Yasuní (S. J. Wright and N. C. Garwood, personal communication). Data following each species includes: the number of new seedlings recruiting into the study between 2003 and 2007, the number of adults (> 10 cm DBH) per hectare and the basal area (m2) per hectare of adults (> 10 cm DBH) in the Yasuní forest dynamics plot, and the growth form. Growth form designations follow the conventions of the Yasuní forest dynamics plot (R. Valencia and R. Condit, personal communication; Valencia et al. 2004): T = tall tree, M = mid-sized tree, U = treelet, S = shrub. Species marked with an * represent the most common nine species, accounting for approximately one third of the individuals in the study.


       
Adult abundance

 
 

Family

Genus species

Recruits

Density

Basal area

Growth form


 

ANACARDIACEAE

Astronium graveolens

4

0.34

0.020

T

 

ANACARDIACEAE

Spondias mombin

9

1.62

0.144

T

 

ANACARDIACEAE

Tapirira guianensis

47

1.48

0.061

T

 

ANNONACEAE

Guatteria "grande"

6

1.50

0.044

T

 

ANNONACEAE

Guatteria "pulvinada"

8

0.84

0.010

M

 

ANNONACEAE

Oxandra mediocris

6

0.64

0.018

M

 

ANNONACEAE

Oxandra riedeliana

13

0.22

0.003

M

 

ANNONACEAE

Rollinia pittieri

6

0.38

0.025

T

 

ANNONACEAE

Unonopsis veneficiorum

10

0.06

0.002

U

 

ARALIACEAE

Dendropanax "grande"

29

2.56

0.065

M

 

ARALIACEAE

Dendropanax arboreus

12

1.26

0.076

T

 

ARALIACEAE

Schefflera morototoni

7

0.34

0.034

T

 

ARECACEAE

Astrocaryum chambira

3

3.26

0.151

T

 

ARECACEAE

Astrocaryum murumuru

3

3.70

0.074

M

 

ARECACEAE

Attalea maripa

4

0.04

0.003

T

 

ARECACEAE

Euterpe precatoria

20

1.06

0.022

T

*

ARECACEAE

Iriartea deltoidea

221

65.28

1.782

T

 

ARECACEAE

Oenocarpus bataua

91

3.68

0.164

T

 

ARECACEAE

Socratea exorrhiza

7

0.80

0.013

T

 

ARECACEAE

Wettinia maynensis

19

4.28

0.062

T

 

BIGNONIACEAE

Jacaranda copaia

4

0.86

0.055

T

 

BORAGINACEAE

Cordia nodosa

8

0.10

0.003

S

 

BURSERACEAE

Protium amazonicum

9

1.66

0.056

T

 

BURSERACEAE

Protium aracouchini

5

1.12

0.022

M

 

BURSERACEAE

Protium glabrescens

66

0.86

0.037

T

 

BURSERACEAE

Protium nodulosum

61

4.18

0.120

T

 

BURSERACEAE

Protium sagotianum

10

5.04

0.187

T

*

BURSERACEAE

Tetragastris panamensis

186

2.76

0.113

T

 

COMBRETACEAE

Buchenavia parvifolia

10

0.72

0.040

T

 

EBENACEAE

Diospyros pseudoxylopia

68

0.40

0.024

T

 

ELAEOCARPACEAE

Sloanea tomentosa

6

2.72

0.096

T

 

ERYTHROXYLACEAE

Erythroxylum macrophyllum

25

0.34

0.007

U

 

EUPHORBIACEAE

Alchornea triplinervia

11

3.34

0.555

T

 

EUPHORBIACEAE

Aparisthmium cordatum

28

4.22

0.058

M

 

EUPHORBIACEAE

Drypetes variabilis

80

0.70

0.030

T

 

EUPHORBIACEAE

Mabea "superbrondu"

5

0.22

0.003

M

 

EUPHORBIACEAE

Margaritaria nobilis

6

1.40

0.049

M

 

EUPHORBIACEAE

Tetrorchidium macrophyllum

15

0.08

0.001

S

 

FABACEAE

Brownea grandiceps

13

16.1

0.202

M

 

FABACEAE

Cedrelinga cateniformis

71

0.56

0.408

T

 

FABACEAE

Hymenaea oblongifolia

7

1.06

0.087

T

 

FABACEAE

Inga "3crasa"

3

0.16

0.012

T

 

FABACEAE

Inga "3oscura"

34

1.68

0.245

T

 

FABACEAE

Inga "6cuadra"

13

2.82

0.192

T

 

FABACEAE

Inga acreana

4

1.10

0.026

T

*

FABACEAE

Inga auristellae

297

6.28

0.128

M

 

FABACEAE

Inga capitata

34

2.38

0.039

M

 

FABACEAE

Inga cayennensis

20

1.02

0.018

M

 

FABACEAE

Inga ciliata

14

0.70

0.008

U

 

FABACEAE

Inga heterophylla

13

0.54

0.025

T

 

FABACEAE

Inga leiocalycina

11

1.78

0.079

T

 

FABACEAE

Inga marginata

4

1.76

0.034

M

*

FABACEAE

Inga oerstediana

205

1.52

0.083

T

 

FABACEAE

Inga ruiziana

14

2.10

0.082

T

 

FABACEAE

Inga spectabilis

3

0.46

0.029

T

 

FABACEAE

Inga thibaudiana

54

1.40

0.052

T

 

FABACEAE

Inga umbratica

22

2.04

0.040

M

 

FABACEAE

Lonchocarpus seorsus

13

2.24

0.122

T

 

FABACEAE

Macrolobium yasuni

16

1.40

0.015

U

 

FABACEAE

Marmaroxylon basijugum

14

0.42

0.004

U

 

FABACEAE

Parkia multijuga

5

1.88

0.306

T

*

FABACEAE

Pseudopiptadenia suaveolens

107

1.52

0.262

T

 

FABACEAE

Pterocarpus rhor

30

2.78

0.125

T

 

FABACEAE

Swartzia arborescens

9

0.72

0.027

M

 

FABACEAE

Swartzia benthamiana

3

0.34

0.013

M

 

FABACEAE

Swartzia cardiosperma

10

1.18

0.055

T

 

FABACEAE

Swartzia multijuga

14

0.54

0.026

T

 

FABACEAE

Tachigali formicarum

3

1.78

0.022

M

 

LAURACEAE

Aniba hostmanniana

9

0.50

0.007

M

 

LAURACEAE

Nectandra membranacea

16

1.40

0.051

T

 

LAURACEAE

Nectandra oppositifolia

25

1.68

0.100

T

 

LAURACEAE

Ocotea "laurita"

12

1.30

0.094

T

 

LAURACEAE

Ocotea javitensis

8

0.44

0.030

T

 

LAURACEAE

Ocotea oblonga

8

0.02

0.000

U

 

LAURACEAE

Pleurothyrium cordata

4

0.14

0.023

M

 

LECYTHIDACEAE

Couratari guianensis

3

0.44

0.055

T

 

LECYTHIDACEAE

Eschweilera "giga"

33

5.30

0.193

T

*

LECYTHIDACEAE

Eschweilera coriacea

126

16.54

0.924

T

 

LECYTHIDACEAE

Grias neuberthii

9

6.32

0.167

T

 

LECYTHIDACEAE

Gustavia longifolia

3

9.50

0.122

M

 

MALVACEAE

Apeiba membranacea

10

5.82

0.508

T

 

MALVACEAE

Eriotheca globosa

10

0.24

0.038

T

 

MALVACEAE

Matisia bracteolosa

31

7.32

0.150

M

 

MALVACEAE

Matisia longiflora

4

4.86

0.064

U

 

MALVACEAE

Matisia malacocalyx

10

17.80

0.342

M

 

MELASTOMATACEAE

Mouriri acutiflora

42

0.18

0.018

T

 

MELIACEAE

Cabralea canjerana

11

1.32

0.151

T

 

MELIACEAE

Cedrela fissilis

14

1.00

0.221

T

 

MELIACEAE

Guarea kunthiana

8

2.00

0.037

M

 

MELIACEAE

Guarea pterorhachis

3

2.82

0.057

M

 

MELIACEAE

Guarea purusana

5

1.68

0.074

T

 

MELIACEAE

Guarea silvatica

9

2.00

0.036

M

 

MELIACEAE

Trichilia poeppigii

7

0.72

0.012

M

 

MELIACEAE

Trichilia adolfi

6

0.18

0.014

T

 

MELIACEAE

Trichilia maynasiana

34

0.46

0.014

T

 

MELIACEAE

Trichilia septentrionalis

9

2.92

0.122

T

 

MONIMIACEAE

Siparuna cuspidata

37

4.80

0.075

M

 

MONIMIACEAE

Siparuna decipiens

12

7.12

0.111

M

 

MORACEAE

Batocarpus orinocensis

27

1.98

0.061

T

 

MORACEAE

Brosimum acutifolium

6

0.30

0.033

T

 

MORACEAE

Brosimum guianense

7

1.44

0.057

T

 

MORACEAE

Castilla ulei

93

1.18

0.079

T

 

MORACEAE

Clarisia biflora

7

1.10

0.051

T

 

MORACEAE

Maquira calophylla

4

2.70

0.052

T

 

MORACEAE

Naucleopsis krukovii

4

1.72

0.051

T

 

MORACEAE

Perebea xanthochyma

6

3.64

0.077

T

 

MORACEAE

Poulsenia armata

3

0.24

0.025

T

 

MORACEAE

Pseudolmedia laevigata

15

2.24

0.110

T

 

MORACEAE

Pseudolmedia laevis

47

7.34

0.307

T

 

MORACEAE

Sorocea muriculata

8

0.06

0.001

U

*

MORACEAE

Sorocea steinbachii

109

5.38

0.112

M

 

MYRISTICACEAE

Iryanthera hostmannii

21

0.34

0.004

M

 

MYRISTICACEAE

Otoba glycycarpa

39

9.74

0.801

T

 

MYRISTICACEAE

Virola "microfuzzy"

23

0.80

0.046

T

 

MYRISTICACEAE

Virola duckei

66

2.94

0.310

T

 

MYRISTICACEAE

Virola elongata

17

0.94

0.048

T

 

MYRISTICACEAE

Virola pavo

8

2.32

0.158

T

 

MYRTACEAE

Eugenia "minicomun"

28

0.64

0.008

M

 

MYRTACEAE

Eugenia florida

9

0.86

0.012

M

 

MYRTACEAE

Myrcia "vertipub"

4

0.22

0.002

M

 

MYRTACEAE

Plinia "cortezablanca"

9

0.24

0.019

T

 

NYCTAGINACEAE

Guapira "clasica"

6

0.76

0.021

T

 

NYCTAGINACEAE

Neea "comun"

93

4.58

0.075

M

 

NYCTAGINACEAE

Neea "garci"

14

0.52

0.018

T

 

NYCTAGINACEAE

Neea "mini"

7

0.02

0.000

S

 

NYCTAGINACEAE

Neea "supercrasa"

30

2.40

0.088

T

 

OLACACEAE

Minquartia guianensis

10

2.12

0.070

T

*

PIPERACEAE

Piper "obchic"

108

0.02

0.000

S

 

POLYGONACEAE

Coccoloba densifrons

21

2.98

0.091

T

 

QUIINACEAE

Quiina florida

7

0.36

0.006

M

 

ROSACEAE

Prunus debilis

4

0.74

0.052

T

 

RUBIACEAE

Calycophyllum megistocaulum

3

1.00

0.041

T

 

RUBIACEAE

Duroia hirsuta

15

0.16

0.001

U

 

RUBIACEAE

Faramea capillipes

3

0.02

0.000

S

 

RUBIACEAE

Faramea quinqueflora

86

0.04

0.001

S

 

RUBIACEAE

Palicourea guianensis

13

0.02

0.000

S

 

RUBIACEAE

Pentagonia parvifolia

39

2.20

0.068

T

*

RUBIACEAE

Simira cordifolia

145

0.56

0.035

T

 

RUBIACEAE

Simira rubescens

62

0.30

0.015

T

 

RUTACEAE

Zanthoxylum margland

5

0.08

0.001

U

 

SABIACEAE

Meliosma vasquezii

4

0.20

0.003

M

 

SALICACEAE

Hasseltia floribunda

28

1.54

0.043

M

 

SAPINDACEAE

Allophylus glabra

27

1.32

0.022

M

 

SAPINDACEAE

Allophylus pilosus

10

0.06

0.001

U

 

SAPINDACEAE

Cupania livida

6

0.52

0.022

T

 

SAPOTACEAE

Micropholis brochidodroma

6

0.88

0.042

T

 

SAPOTACEAE

Pouteria rostrata

34

1.28

0.062

T

 

SAPOTACEAE

Pouteria vernicosa

6

0.84

0.048

T

 

STAPHYLEACEAE

Huertea glandulosa

23

0.34

0.031

T

 

STAPHYLEACEAE

Turpinia occidentalis

8

1.34

0.039

T

 

ULMACEAE

Celtis schippii

74

1.96

0.103

T

 

URTICACEAE

Cecropia ficifolia

4

2.30

0.077

T

 

URTICACEAE

Cecropia sciadophylla

65

7.56

0.538

T

 

URTICACEAE

Pourouma "deeplob"

15

0.50

0.015

T

 

URTICACEAE

Pourouma bicolor

31

8.02

0.390

T

 

URTICACEAE

Pourouma guianensis

6

0.40

0.021

T

 

URTICACEAE

Pourouma minor

11

1.88

0.148

T

 

URTICACEAE

Pourouma persecta

4

0.42

0.010

T

 

URTICACEAE

Pourouma tomentosa

20

3.40

0.147

T

 

VIOLACEAE

Rinorea apiculata

70

5.80

0.128

M

 

VIOLACEAE

Rinorea lindeniana

77

0.12

0.005

S

 

VIOLACEAE

Rinorea viridifolia

15

0.92

0.014

U

 

VOCHYSIACEAE

Qualea paraensis

20

1.42

0.127

T


LITERATURE CITED

Valencia, R., R. B. Foster, G. Villa, R. Condit, J. C. Svenning, C. Hernandez, K. Romoleroux, E. Losos, E. Magard, and H. Balslev. 2004. Tree species distributions and local habitat variation in the Amazon: large forest plot in eastern Ecuador. Journal of Ecology 92:214–229.



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