Ecological Archives M082-009-A5

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 E (Table E1). Relative dominance  (% of total basal area in m2/ha-1) of all species at nine novel, exotic-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  
21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29
Aleurites moluccana 11.15 5.41 0.58
Archontophoenix alexandrae 0.01
Artrocarpus altilis 0.02
Casuarina equisetifolia 81.09 90.11 89.93
Cecropia obtusifolia 2.29 2.46 0.15 0.16 51.64 37.48 2.72
Cibotium glaucum 0.00 0.01
Cibotium menziesii 0.00
Cinnamomum sp. 3.94
Cocos nucifera 6.60
Cordyline fruticosa 0.06 0.00
Diospyros sandwicensis 3.48 5.54 0.38
Eucalyptus sp. 18.28
Falcataria moluccana 98.82 83.10 1.23 77.11 0.03
Ficus microcarpa 0.24 0.00 11.81
Flindersia brayleyana 0.36
Freycinetia arborea 0.01
Heliocarpus popayanensis 1.80
Macaranga mappa 0.00 0.95
Mangifera indica 43.43 1.92
Melastoma sanguineum 0.02
Melastoma septemnervium 0.39
Melochia umbellata 0.00 0.04 0.01 12.89 0.21 0.03
Metrosideros polymorpha 12.88 0.09 3.14 1.54 10.22 1.77 9.84
Morinda citrifolia 1.66 0.70 0.26
Olea europaea 0.40
Pandanus tectorius 0.07 1.70 6.54
Persea americana 1.75
Pipturus albidus 0.27
Psidium cattleianum 0.38 3.08 0.68 9.42 5.54 5.11 0.34 2.42 43.68
Psidium guajava 0.01 0.05 3.75
Psychotria hawaiiensis 2.31 0.14
Psydrax odorata 1.34 0.27
Pterocarpus indicus 0.03
Sandoricum koetjape 2.41
Scaevola sp. 0.01
Schefflera actinophylla 0.23 0.01 0.76 0.53 1.13 7.98
Schinus terebinthifolius 0.08
Spathodia campanulata 0.00
Swietenia mahagoni 0.02 1.94
Tetrazygia bicolor 0.22
Trema orientalis 0.53 0.06 0.31 1.91
Wikstroemia sp. 0.06 0.01
Morphospecies 1 0.36
Morphospecies 2 0.05
Morphospecies 3 0.71
Morphospecies 4 0.06
unknown 0.07 1.26

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