Number of Plant Species by Terrestrial Ecoregion

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Number of terrestrial plant species, by terrestrial ecoregion.

Kier et al. (2005) estimated the number of plant species in each terrestrial ecoregion.

These data were displayed in a map published in The Atlas of Global Conservation (Hoekstra et al., University of California Press, 2010). More information at
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Kier, G., J. Mutke, E. Dinerstein, T. H. Ricketts, W. Ku, H. Kreft, and W. Barthlott. 
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Plant Species Richness by ecoregion: Kier, G., J. Mutke, E. Dinerstein, T. H. Ricketts, W. Ku, H. Kreft, and W. Barthlott. 2005. Global patterns of plant diversity and floristic knowledge. Journal of Biogeography 32: 1107-1116.

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Conservation Science Program - World Wildlife Fund
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  • Wesley Wettengel
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