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Annotated Checklist of the Vascular Plants of the Serranía de Pilón Lajas and the Adjacent Piedmont, Ballivian Province, Beni, Bolivia

Intro | Pteridophytes | Monocotyledons | Dicotyledons

Table 1. Floristic diversity in the Serranía Pilón Lajas based on all known collections including all life forms; a) summary data for twenty most diverse families; b) summary data for all taxa; data derived from Smith & Killeen (1995).

A. Twenty Most Diverse Families

Genus

Species

Rubiaceae

27

79

Leguminosaeae

27

77

Moraceae

12

34

Melastomataceae

8

30

Euphorbiaceae

15

27

Lauraceae

7

23

Solanaceae

6

22

Piperaceae

3

22

Polypodiaceae

9

21

Palmae

13

20

Acanthaceae

8

17

Sapindaceae

7

16

Myrtaceae

4

16

Annonaceae

11

15

Meliaceae

4

15

Adiantaceae

4

14

Araceae

5

13

Sapotaceae

4

12

Gesneriaceae

3

12

Aspleniaceae

7

11

B. Summary Data for All Taxa

Families

Genera

Species

Pteridophytes

11

31

62

Monocotyledons

13

46

74

Dicotyledons

78

299

632

Total

102

376

768

Intro | Pteridophytes | Monocotyledons | Dicotyledons

 

 
 
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