Oku
Basic information
Sample name: Oku

Reference: E. Noumi and G. A. T. Tiam. 2016. Floristic inventory of woody species of the Oku sacred forest in the north-west Cameroon, theoretical and philosophical approach. International Journal of Current Research in Biosciences and Plant Biology 3(1):66-91 [ER 2064]
Geography
Country: Cameroon

Coordinate: 6° 12' 0" N, 10° 27' 30" E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text as range
Geography comments: "at the northwestern edge of Cameroon"
elevation 2200 to 2300 m
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
Disturbance: hunting, selective logging
MAT: 19.8
MAP: 2305.0
Habitat comments: disturbances include "debark important species such as Prunus africana for medicinal purposes, felling of soft wood like Polyscias fulva for sculptures and other art works, burning from traditional agriculture or hunting for bushmeat"
there is a three-month dry season and an eight-month wet season with a transition to the dry season in November
Methods
Life forms: trees
Sites: 9
Site area: 1.125
Sample size: 934
Years: 2012, 2013
Minimum size: 10.0cm dbh
Basal area: 205.0200 per ha
Sampling comments: "nine plots of 25m x 50 m (1250m2)"
Metadata
Sample: 2004
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-03-17 20:45:26
Modified: 2016-03-17 20:45:26
Abundance distribution
31 species
3 singletons
total count 934
Fisher's α: 6.167
geometric series k: 0.8284
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8652
Shannon's H: 2.5734
Good's u: 0.9968
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