Tropical alpine environments : plant form and function [E-Book] / edited by Philip W. Rundel, Alan P. Smith, F.C. Meinzer.
Rundel, Philip W., (editor)
Smith, Alan P., (editor) / Meinzer, F. C., (editor)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1994
1 online resource (xiv, 376 pages)
englisch
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Table of Contents:
  • 1. Introduction to tropical alpine vegetation / A.P. Smith
  • 2. Tropical alpine climates / P.W. Rundel
  • 3. Paramo microclimate and leaf thermal balance of Andean giant rosette plants / F.C. Meinzer, G. Goldstein and F. Rada
  • 4. Comparative water relations of tropical alpine plants / F.C. Meinzer, G. Goldstein and P.W. Rundel
  • 5. Cold tolerance in tropical alpine plants / E. Beck
  • 6. Anatomy of tropical alpine plants / S. Carlquist
  • 7. Environmental biology of a tropical treeline species, Polylepis sericea / G. Goldstein, F.C. Meinzer and F. Rada
  • 8. Morphological and physiological radiation in paramo Draba / W.A. Pfitsch
  • 9. Sediment-based carbon nutrition in tropical alpine Isoetes / J.E. Keeley, D.A. DeMason, R. Gonzalez and K.R. Markham
  • 10. Functional significance of inflorescence pubescence in tropical alpine species of Puya / G.A. Miller
  • 11. Turnover and conservation of nutrients in the pachycaul Senecio keniodendron / E. Beck.