Ecology of Lianas

Stefan Schnitzer


Lianas are woody vines that have been the point of interest of excessive learn via early ecologists, resembling Darwin, who dedicated a complete booklet to the usual heritage of mountain climbing plants.  over the last area century, there was a resurgence within the learn of lianas, and liana are back famous as very important parts of many forests, quite within the tropics.  The expanding quantity of study on lianas has led to a essentially deeper figuring out of liana ecology, evolution, and life-history, in addition to the myriad roles lianas play in woodland dynamics and functioning. 
This booklet offers perception into the ecology and evolution of lianas, their anatomy, body structure, and usual background, their worldwide abundance and distribution, and their wide-ranging results at the myriad organisms that inhabit tropical and temperate forests.

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