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- Búrquez, Alberto, et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Oecologia 2017 v.183 no.2 pp. 607-618
- Cycadopsida; adults; carbon; dry forests; leaves; legumes; light intensity; nitrogen content; photosynthesis; soil fertility; soil resources; tropical forests; water use efficiency
- ... Niche differentiation can lead to coexistence of plant species by partitioning limiting resources. Light partitioning promotes niche differentiation in tropical humid forests, but it is unclear how niche partitioning occurs in tropical dry forests where both light and soil resources can be limiting. We studied the adult niche of four dominant evergreen (cycad, palm) and drought-deciduous (legume, ...