Functional Diversity of Subalpine Bryophyte Communities in an Oceanic Island (La Réunion)


AAAR2014Increasing temperature imperils worldwide tropical subalpine and alpine ecosystems with the threat of mountaintop extinctions and a subsequent loss of biodiversity and ecosystem functions. This paper provides a first assessment of functional diversity along a high climatic gradient for bryophytes, which represent a major plant compartment in these ecosystems. Lire la suite