Estado de la diversidad de la flora vascular de los Pantanos de Villa (Lima - Perú)

Dámaso W. Ramirez, Asunción Cano

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Abstract

47 wild species have been registered, included in 43 genus and 27 families. The higher species number were found in Poaceae (7), Cyperaceae (4) and Asteraceae (4). We reported 7 wilds species as new records for the wetland: Alternanthera pubiflora, Alternanthera halimifolia, Limnobium laevigatum, Colocasia esculenta, Rumex obtusifolius, Elodea potamogeton, Plantago major. Also we found 11 cultivated species in the wetland. The results show a decrease in species richness compared with previous studies, mainly of aquatic species. Similarity analysis with previous studies indicates a change in the composition of the flora in time.
Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)111-114
Number of pages4
JournalRevista Peruana de Biologia
Volume17
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1 Apr 2010

Keywords

  • Coastal desert
  • New records
  • Peru
  • Ramsar
  • Wetland

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