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- Elumeeva, T. G.; Onipchenko, V. G.; Wu, Yan
- Moscow University biological sciences bulletin 2015 v.70 no.1 pp. 46-52
- Cyperaceae; alpine plants; forbs; leaf area; leaves; pastures; plant communities; shrubs; turf grasses; China
- ... Original data on leaf functional traits (leaf area and specific leaf area, SLA) in 80 vascular plant species in alpine plant communities of the Eastern Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau (Sichuan, China) are represented. Mean SLA was 192 ± 6 cm²/g, and mean leaf area was 2.38 ± 0.23 cm². The highest mean SLA was observed in loose turf grasses and the lowest SLA was in the group of sedges and rushes; shrubs a ...