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Post-fire canopy recovery in two fire-adapted palms, Serenoa repens and Sabal etonia (Arecaceae)
Author(s): W. G. Abrahamson, C. R. Abrahamson
Journal: Florida Scientist
Journal Link: http://www.floridaacademyofsciences.org/flsci.htm
Article Topic(s): Disturbance, Morphology
Research Setting(s): Forest
Species Referenced: Serenoa repens (Saw palmetto),
AbstractMeasures leaf traits of Serenoa repens over a 16 year period to measure leaf production following fire. The palm was able to quickly recover its canopy following fire due to rapid leaf growth.
Suggested CitationW. G. Abrahamson, and C. R. Abrahamson. "Post-fire canopy recovery in two fire-adapted palms, Serenoa repens and Sabal etonia (Arecaceae)." Florida Scientist 69.2 (2006): 69-79.
Article LinksISSN: 0098-4590