TITLE

FLORA RIPARIA DE LOS RIOS SABINAS Y SAN RODRIGO, COAHUILA, MÉXICO

AUTHOR(S)
Villarreal, José Á; Carranza, Miguel Á; Estrada C., Eduardo; Rodíguez, Andrés
PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
Acta Botanica Mexicana;2006, Issue 75, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A floristic study of the riparian vegetation in the rivers Sabinas and San Rodrigo of northern Coahuila, Mexico, is presented. The area was explored and the botanical material herborized and deposited at the ANSM herbarium. A total of 70 families, 193 genera and 243 species were found. The trees in the flora are 9% of all the species, the shrubs 11%, the vines 6%, the aquatic and subaquatic herbs 21.4% and the terrestrial herbs 52.6%.
ACCESSION #
20745742

 

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