Vascular Epiphytes in the Temperate Zone—A Bibliography


accidental epiphytes
temperate forests

How to Cite

Zotz, G. (2003). Vascular Epiphytes in the Temperate Zone—A Bibliography. Selbyana, 24(2), 206–214. Retrieved from


Vascular epiphytes typically are associated with tropical rain forests, whereas their occurrence in temperate forests is little appreciated. This bibliography lists nearly 200 citations dealing with the biology of this group at latitudes beyond the tropics of Cancer and Capricorn. Papers on ecology, physiology, anatomy, morphology, and natural history are included, while purely taxonomic accounts are excluded. The bibliography also is available electronically (request to be sent to the author). Epífitas vasculares son típicamente asociados con los tropicos, menos apreciado es su presencia en los bosques templados. Esa bibliografía presenta casi 200 citas relacionadas con la biología de este grupo. Se incluye artículos sobre ecología, fisiología, anatomía, morfología y historia natural, pero en general se excluyó publicaciones puramente taxonómicas o florísticas. Esta bibliografía es disponible en forma electrónica (pedidos al autor).


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