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- Büntgen, Ulf; Psomas, Achilleas; Schweingruber, Fritz H.; Palmer, Michael
- Journal of vegetation science 2014 v.25 no.4 pp. 967-977
- herbaceous plants, etc ; Magnoliopsida; carbon; databases; dendroclimatology; dry matter accumulation; forest growth; forests; habitats; herbs; life history; meristems; phylogeny; plant age; sea level; shrubs; stems; taxonomy; vegetation cover; wood anatomy; xylem; Show all 21 Subjects
- ... OBJECTIVES: Although more than half of the Earth's landmass is covered by non‐forest vegetation and forests only account for ca. 20%, the majority of wood anatomical and dendrochronological studies still centre on trees and their timber products of secondary meristem growth. Comprehensive assessments of the anatomy, taxonomy, physiology and dendrochronology of herbs are, however, still missing. We ...