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Alpine plant species have limited capacity for long-distance seed dispersal

Morgan, John William; Venn, Susanna

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Seed dispersal will be essential for plants to track future climate space, but dispersal capacity is rarely measured or incorporated into species distribution models. Using the entire alpine flora of the Snowy Mountains, south-eastern Australia, as a case study, we modelled the dispersal capacity of 198 species (93.4% of the flora) using the plant traits dispersal syndrome, seed mass, seed release height and growth form. The modelled maximum dispersal distances were mostly affected by dispersal...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/232488
Source: Plant Ecology
DOI: 10.1007/s11258-017-0731-0

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