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Biogeography of Endemic Vascular Plants – Overview

  • Carsten Hobohm
  • Monika Janišová
  • Jan Jansen
  • Ines Bruchmann
  • Uwe Deppe
Chapter
Part of the Plant and Vegetation book series (PAVE, volume 9)

Abstract

Endemics are not incidentally or uniformly distributed around the world. We describe and analyse general distribution patterns of endemic vascular plants in different climate zones, ecoregions, and altitudes. We distinguish endemism of vascular plants related to mainland, continental and oceanic islands and different physiognomic habitat types.

Keywords

Endemic Species Oceanic Island Altitudinal Gradient Vernal Pool High Endemism 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carsten Hobohm
    • 1
  • Monika Janišová
    • 2
  • Jan Jansen
    • 3
  • Ines Bruchmann
    • 1
  • Uwe Deppe
    • 1
  1. 1.Ecology and Environmental Education Working Group, Interdisciplinary Institute of Environmental, Social and Human StudiesUniversity of FlensburgFlensburgGermany
  2. 2.Institute of BotanySlovak Academy of SciencesBanská BystricaSlovakia
  3. 3.Institute for Water and Wetland ResearchRadboud UniversityNijmegenThe Netherlands

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