Southeast of Kakachi
Basic information
Sample name: Southeast of Kakachi
Sample aka: Kalakad-Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve

Reference: T. Ganesh, R. Ganesan, M. Soubadra Devy, P. Davidar, and K. S. Bawa. 1996. Assessment of plant biodiversity at a mid-elevation evergreen forest of Kalakad-Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve, Western Ghats, India. Current Science 71(5):379-392 [ER 2512]
Country: India
State: Tamil Nadu

Coordinate: 8° 32' N, 77° 24' E
Basis of coordinate: estimated from map
Geography comments: "near Kakachi (1250 m) in the core area of KMTR"
altitudinal range of the transects is 1220 to 1550 m
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Protection: wildlife protected area
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 22.5
WMT: 30.0
CMT: 15.0
MAP: 3000.0
Habitat comments: "dense primary forest... evergreen"
climate data are from Parthasarthy (1999, Biodiversity and Conservation)
Life forms: trees
Sites: 5
Site area: 3.820
Sampling methods: belt transect, quadrat
Sample size: 1083
Years: 1992, 1993
Minimum size: 10.0cm dbh
Basal area: 42.0300 per ha
Sampling comments: "Five separate transects" with the first three each including "Ten plots of 10 m x 10 m" but "the first 500 m" in each transect was sampled "as a belt of 500 m x 10 m"; the other two transects were 990 and 940 m long and presumably also 10 m wide
total area of 3.82 ha is given in the text
Sample: 2814
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2017-11-22 14:44:14
Modified: 2017-11-22 14:44:14
Abundance distribution
42 species
8 singletons
total count 1083
standardised richness: 30.2
Fisher's α: 8.690
geometric series k: 0.8809
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9278
Shannon's H: 3.0230
Good's u: 0.9926