Reserva Florística Río Guajalito
Basic information
Sample name: Reserva Florística Río Guajalito

Reference: J. Mutke. 2001. Forest structure and tree species composition of the submontane rainforest at Río Guajalito. In The Flora of the Río Guajalito Mountain Rain Forest (Ecuador) (eds. J. Nieder, W. Barthlott), pp. 25-45 [ER 2092]
Geography
Country: Ecuador
State: Pichincha

Coordinate: 0° 14' S, 78° 49' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "30 km west of Quito... 3 km NW from m 59 on the old road from Quito to St. Domingo"
elevation of subplots 1900 to 1950 m
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 16.4
MAP: 2738.0
Habitat comments: "submontane rainforest... Some 320 ha of the reserve's total area of 400 ha are covered by primary forest... There are indications of former human influence within parts of the reserve"
Methods
Life forms: trees
Site area: 0.100
Sampling methods: quadrat
Sample size: 149
Minimum size: 5.0cm dbh
Basal area: 95.2000 per ha
Sampling comments: "an area of 0.1 ha divided in 10 subplots of 20 x 5 m each... not localized in one continuous plot... distributed on the central mountain range of the reserve over a distance of 350 m"
Metadata
Sample: 2036
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-06-08 14:00:45
Modified: 2016-06-08 14:00:45
Abundance distribution
57 species
34 singletons
total count 149
Fisher's α: 33.740
geometric series k: 0.9479
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9552
Shannon's H: 3.5705
Good's u: 0.7725
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