Floristic Assessment of the Peruvian North Coast Pastures

Oscar Tovar

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This paper describes 84 species of the Peruvian north coast pastures, from Tumbes-Trujillo (3°30'-8° S). Savannas are predominant vegetation type in the area, where algarrobo Prosopis pallida is the dominant tree and the pastures are basically Poaceae (grasses) over a large area. Keys for taxonomic identification of families, genera and species are included, and commentaries on geographical distribution.
Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)397-416
Number of pages20
JournalRevista Peruana de Biologia
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2005


  • Coast
  • Flora
  • Pastures
  • Peru
  • Poaceae


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