Collectanea Botanica, Vol 33 (2014)

Biodiversidad, montañas y cambio climático


https://doi.org/10.3989/collectbot.2013.v33.006

V. Rull
Palynology & Paleoecology Lab, Institut Botànic de Barcelona (IBB-CSIC-ICUB), España

Resumen


En este artículo se discute el origen y mantenimiento de la biodiversidad en las montañas tropicales, con énfasis en el Neotrópico, y se concluye que los patrones de biodiversidad de las biotas de gran altura no pueden ser explicados sin la acción combinada de la tectónica neógena y los cambios climáticos del Pleistoceno.

Palabras clave


cambios climáticos; diversificación; especiación; Neógeno; Neotrópico; orogénesis; Pleistoceno

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