State of vascular flora diversity from Pantanos de Villa (Lima - Peru)

Translated title of the contribution: Estado de la diversidad de la flora vascular de los Pantanos de Villa (Lima - Perú)

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Abstract

This work shows the results of the vascular flora inventory of Pantanos de Villa carried out in 2007, also, the floristic changes of the last years are analyzed. 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.

Translated title of the contributionEstado de la diversidad de la flora vascular de los Pantanos de Villa (Lima - Perú)
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)111-114
Number of pages4
JournalRevista Peruana de Biologia
Volume17
Issue number1
StatePublished - Apr 2010
Externally publishedYes

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Funding Information:
Trabajo presentado a la XVIII Reunión Científica del Instituto de Investigaciones en Ciencias Bioló- gicas Antonio Raimondi, “200 años del nacimiento de Charles Darwin y el 150 aniversario de la publicación de On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection”. Del 19 al 21 de agosto de 2009.

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