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Germinacion de Esporas de Cyatheaceae Bajo Diversas Temperaturas
Blanca Perez-Garcia and Ramon Riba
Vol. 14, No. 4 (Dec., 1982), pp. 281-287
Published by: Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2388086
Page Count: 7
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The role of different temperatures on the germination of spores of five species of Cyatheaceae is analyzed in this paper. Lophosoria quadripinnata and Trichipteris bicrenata have the widest tolerance to extreme temperatures, while Trichipteris scabriuscula has a reduced range of tolerance. The results show that a rough correlation can be established between the temperatures where the species grow best and its general distribution in America.
Biotropica © 1982 Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation