Botanica Complutensis | VOL. 38
Read

Flora vascular de humedales permanentes y transitorios bonaerenses (Buenos Aires, Argentina)

Publication Date Sep 23, 2014

Abstract

This paper presents an analysis of phytocoenoses and updated lists of the vascular flora (with the exception of Poaceae) of two permanent wetlands, La Balandra and Isla Santiago, and several temporary wetlands (Arroyo Rodriguez, Arroyo El Gato, and others) in the coastal areas of the Rio de La Plata (Buenos Aires Province, Argentina). The study was based on field work and monitoring seasonal wild communities between years 2005 and 2011, with 126 vascular plant taxa identify during the period. Dicotyledons represent the dominant group in both wetlands, followed in number by Monocotyledons and a few Pteridophyta representatives. In the wetland of La Balandra 102 species of vascular plants, including 33 families of Dicotyledons (53 genera), 17 of Monocotyledons (22 genera) and 5 belonging to Pteridophyta (5 genera) were recorded, while in Isla Santiago wetland a total of 116 species were collected belonging to 36 Dicotyledon families (64 genera), 16 to Monocotyledons (25 genera) and 6 to Pteridophyta (7 genus). The phytocoenoses of permanent and temporary wetlands were compared with recorded biodiversity in protected coastal areas, such as the Reserva Provincial de Punta Lara. The biodiversity of Isla Santiago is clearly larger than La Balandra, and is seriously threatened by anthropogenic activity and progress in the zone as a residential area. The temporary wetlands biodiversity is the most diminished in relation to pristine flora, and vulnerability is increasing every year.

Concepts

Permanent Wetlands Protected Coastal Areas Areas Pteridophyta Temporary Wetlands Santiago Monocotyledons Genera Species Of Vascular Plants Buenos Aires Province

Round-ups are the summaries of handpicked papers around trending topics published every week. These would enable you to scan through a collection of papers and decide if the paper is relevant to you before actually investing time into reading it.

Climate change Research Articles published between Jan 23, 2023 to Jan 29, 2023

R DiscoveryJan 30, 2023
R DiscoveryArticles Included:  3

Climate change adaptation has shifted from a single-dimension to an integrative approach that aligns with vulnerability and resilience concepts. Adapt...

Read More

Coronavirus Pandemic

You can also read COVID related content on R COVID-19

R ProductsCOVID-19

ONE PROBLEM . ONE PURPOSE . ONE PLACE

Creating the world’s largest AI-driven & human-curated collection of research, news, expert recommendations and educational resources on COVID-19

COVID-19 Dashboard

Disclaimer: All third-party content on this website/platform is and will remain the property of their respective owners and is provided on “as is” basis without any warranties, express or implied. Use of third-party content does not indicate any affiliation, sponsorship with or endorsement by them. Any references to third-party content is to identify the corresponding services and shall be considered fair use under The Copyright Law.