Ecological Archives M082-009-A2

Joseph Mascaro, R. Flint Hughes, and Stefan A. Schnitzer. 2012. Novel forests maintain ecosystem processes after the decline of native tree species. Ecological Monographs 82:221–238. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/11-1014.1

Appendix B (Table B1).Relative density (% of total stems ha-1) of all species at eight native-dominated forest sites in lowland forests in the districts of Hilo and Puna, Hawai'i Island (site map in Appendix A).  Native species are highlighted in bold.

Species Site
11 12 13 14 15 17 18 19
Casuarina equisetifolia 0.22
Cecropia obtusifolia 3.51 6.61 0.42
Cibotium glaucum 0.33 0.46
Cordyline fruticosa 2.61
Diospyros sandwicensis 1.00 6.60 9.49 7.80 0.28
Falcataria moluccana 0.20 0.22
Freycinetia arborea 0.72 1.47
Hedyotis sp. 0.33
Lantana camara 0.08
Melastoma septemnervium 1.00 21.01
Melochia umbellata 0.07
Metrosideros polymorpha 100.00 98.40 92.45 89.29 20.79 25.52 30.28 12.75
Morinda citrifolia 2.34 0.16
Myrsine lessertiana 0.33 5.87
Pandanus tectorius 5.66 18.45
Pipturus albidus 1.65
Psidium cattleianum 2.01 3.30 28.07 9.63 63.31
Psidium guajava 1.91 3.76 2.11
Psychotria hawaiiensis 64.69 12.66
Psydrax odorata 1.84 0.08
Sadleria sp. 0.30 0.18
Schefflera actinophylla 0.82 0.11 24.80
Tauchardia latifolia 1.98
Trema orientalis 0.18
Wikstroemia sp. 0.30 4.69 4.80 0.09

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