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Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador

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Table 12. The number of species in the combined elevation and region zones (bold), number of shared species between the zones (lower left), and Sørensen's Index of similarity (upper right).

Region and
elevation zones

Galápagos

Coastal

Amazonian

Andean

0 – 500m 500 – 1000m 1000 – 1500m 0 – 500m 500 – 1000m 0 – 500m 500 – 1000m 1000 – 1500m 1500 – 2000m 2000 – 2500m 2500 – 3000m 3000 – 3500m 3500 – 4000m 4000 – 4500m > 4500m
Galápagos 0 – 500m

648

0.78

0.54

0.17

0.14

0.07

0.08

0.08

0.07

0.06

0.05

0.04

0.02

0.00

0.00

500 – 1000m

441

483

0.67

0.12

0.15

0.07

0.09

0.09

0.08

0.07

0.06

0.04

0.04

0.01

0.00

1000 – 1500m

248

252

273

0.10

0.12

0.05

0.07

0.10

0.08

0.06

0.05

0.03

0.03

0.01

0.00

Coastal 0 – 500m

357

251

184

3536

0.64

0.35

0.32

0.32

0.21

0.12

0.07

0.03

0.01

0.00

0.00

500 – 1000m

251

262

185

2055

2918

0.30

0.40

0.46

0.30

0.18

0.10

0.05

0.02

0.00

0.00

Amazonian 0 – 500m

165

147

113

1319

1032

3996

0.60

0.28

0.15

0.08

0.05

0.02

0.01

0.00

0.00

500 – 1000m

147

153

114

1032

1144

2035

2841

0.44

0.24

0.13

0.07

0.03

0.01

0.00

0.00

Andean 1000 – 1500m

210

215

232

1238

1650

1182

1570

4303

0.56

0.35

0.22

0.12

0.05

0.01

0.00

1500 – 2000m

168

177

164

788

1053

602

846

2343

4071

0.59

0.38

0.23

0.09

0.02

0.00

2000 – 2500m

147

157

134

442

611

324

450

1418

2336

3908

0.63

0.40

0.18

0.06

0.01

2500 – 3000m

120

127

105

272

355

188

250

911

1528

2444

3911

0.63

0.31

0.12

0.02

3000 – 3500m

61

66

51

92

139

69

96

408

777

1316

2103

2729

0.54

0.25

0.05

3500 – 4000m

24

33

22

22

36

16

25

128

233

459

815

1076

1292

0.55

0.14

4000 – 4500m

3

5

5

3

5

4

4

25

51

126

259

410

507

568

0.32

> 4500m

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

4

17

44

72

98

111

121

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