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Leaf photosynthetic traits of 14 tropical rain forest species in relation to leaf nitrogen concentration and shade tolerance

Leaf photosynthetic traits of 14 tropical rain forest species in relation to leaf nitrogen concentration and shade tolerance

Tree Physiology 25(9): 1127-1137

Variability of leaf traits related to photosynthesis was assessed in seedlings from 14 tree species growing in the tropical rain forest of French Guiana. The 14 tree species studied were: Amanoa guianensis, Bagassa guianensis, Carapa procera, Cecropia obtusa, Couepia caryophylloides, Eperua falcata, Eperua grandiflora, Hymenaea coubaril, Licania heteromorpha, Symphonia globulifera, Tabebuia insignis, Virola michelii, Virola surinamensis and Vouacapoua americana.

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PMID: 15996956

DOI: 10.1093/treephys/25.9.1127

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