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Authors Barreto, MB; Barreto-Pittol, E
Author Full Name Beatriz Barreto, Maria; Barreto-Pittol, Eduardo
Title FIRST REPORT OF Rhizophora racemosa MEYER (RHIZOPHORACEAE) IN THE MANGROVE FORESTS OF THE VENEZUELAN CARIBBEAN COAST
Source INTERCIENCIA
Language English
Document Type Article
Author Keywords Cariaco River; Caribbean Coast of Venezuela; Gulf of Santa Fe; Rhizophora racemosa; Salinity
Keywords Plus BIODIVERSITY; DISPERSAL; DIVERSITY; PATTERNS; PLAIN
Abstract Rhizophora racemosa G.F.W. Meyer is reported for the first time in mangrove forests of the Venezuelan Caribbean Coast. The specimens were collected in the Cariaco River and the Gulf of Santa Fe, on the western coast of Sucre State. The diagnostic character used to distinguish the species is the order of the number of bifurcations in the inflorescence. Description of the habitat of this species is included.
Author Address [Beatriz Barreto, Maria] Cent Univ Venezuela, Inst Zool & Ecol Trop, Caracas 1041A, Venezuela
Reprint Address Barreto, MB (corresponding author), Cent Univ Venezuela, Inst Zool & Ecol Trop, POB 47058, Caracas 1041A, Venezuela.
E-mail Address maria.barreto@ciens.ucv.ve
Funding Agency and Grant Number Council for Scientific and Humanistic Development of the Universidad Central de Venezuela [03-00-6654-2007]
Funding Text The authors thank the Council for Scientific and Humanistic Development of the Universidad Central de Venezuela for financing the project Preliminary biological and environmental characterization of the Chacopata, Bocaripo, Campoma and Buena Vista Lagoons in the Araya Peninsula, Sucre State, Venezuela, No 03-00-6654-2007, and Ernesto Medina for constructive comments on an earlier draft.
Times Cited 3
Total Times Cited Count (WoS, BCI, and CSCD) 3
Publisher INTERCIENCIA
Publisher City CARACAS
Publisher Address APARTADO 51842, CARACAS 1050A, VENEZUELA
ISSN 0378-1844
29-Character Source Abbreviation INTERCIENCIA
ISO Source Abbreviation Interciencia
Publication Date FEB
Year Published 2012
Volume 37
Issue 2
Beginning Page 133
Ending Page 137
Page Count 5
Web of Science Category Ecology
Subject Category Environmental Sciences & Ecology
Document Delivery Number 933GZ
Unique Article Identifier WOS:000303350100009
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