Ecological Archives M082-009-A9

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 I (Table I1). Mean relative growth rates of tree diameter at breast height (cm·cm-1·yr-1) measured by dendrometer bands for novel, exotic-dominated lowland wet forests on Hawai'i Island. Native species noted in bold.

  Species Site
21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29
Sandoricum koetjape 0.0269
Aleurites moluccana -0.0006 0.0020 0.0048
Psydrax odorata 0.0132 0.0191
Casuarina equisetifolia 0.0142 0.0088 0.0065
Cecropia obtusifolia 0.0325 0.0433 0.0393 0.0208 0.0140 0.0120
Cinnamomum sp. 0.0298
Diospyros sandwicensis -0.0011 0.0000
Eucalyptus sp. 0.0039
Falcataria moluccana 0.0178 0.0105 0.0474 0.0095
Flindersia brayleyana 0.0755
Heliocarpus popayanensis 0.0033
Macaranga mappa 0.0132 0.0189
Mangifera indica 0.0056 0.0071
Melastoma septemnervium 0.0230
Melochia umbellata 0.0311
Metrosideros polymorpha 0.0024 0.0000 0.0002 0.0028 0.0115
Morinda citrifolia 0.0163 0.0026
Pandanus tectorius -0.0030 0.0023
Persea americana 0.0129
Pipturus albidus 0.0172
Psidium cattleianum 0.0408 0.0302 0.0749 0.0314 0.0529 0.0192 0.0417 0.0413 0.0051
Psidium guajava 0.0009
Psychotria hawaiiensis -0.0070 0.0013
Schefflera actinophylla 0.0300 0.0143 0.0338 0.0998 0.0051
Schinus terebinthifolius 0.0120
Swietenia mahagoni 0.0084 0.0030
Tetrazygia bicolor 0.0000
Trema orientalis 0.0170
Pterocarpus indicus 0.1405
Morphospecies 1                 0.0134

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