epiphyte diversity

How to Cite

Shaw, J. D., & Bergstrom, D. M. (1997). A RAPID ASSESSMENT TECHNIQUE OF VASCULAR EPIPHYTE DIVERSITY AT FOREST AND REGIONAL LEVELS. Selbyana, 18(2), 195–199. Retrieved from https://ojs.test.flvc.org/selbyana/article/view/120578


A rapid assessment technique for examining epiphyte diversity at both forest and regional levels is described. The technique that allows for a consistent assessment of epiphyte diversity at any locality, is based on surveying the oldest trees in a forest and can be used for comparative purposes. It is cost effective and is particularly suited to studies in Australia where subtropical and tropical rainforests are small in area and widely scattered.


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