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- Lazarina, Maria; Charalampopoulos, Athanasios; Psaralexi, Maria; Krigas, Nikos; Michailidou, Danai-Eleni; Kallimanis, Athanasios S.; Sgardelis, Stefanos P.
- Diversity 2019 v.11 no.10
- Crete, etc ; altitude; lowlands; species richness; stochastic processes; Greece; Show all 6 Subjects
- ... Elevational gradients provide a unique opportunity to explore species responses to changing environmental conditions. Here, we focus on an elevational gradient in Crete, a climate-vulnerable Mediterranean plant biodiversity hotspot and explore the diversity patterns and underlying mechanisms of different plant life forms. We found that the significant differences in life forms’ elevational a ...