Dataset of tree species of the Neotropical region

Published: 16 June 2021| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/jmv8bn8fwc.1
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The Database integrates tree species information from 7484 sites distributed across the Neotropical Biogeographic Region, compiled from1992 to 2017. All this information was extracted from the http://www.neotroptree.info/ website. The database presented here allows easy location and spatial cross-referencing of species and their environmental characteristics, thus we have added a vector database in shapefile format. To merge all the information, the free software Python, R and Qgis were used. This big database will help diverse researchers in the deepening of studies such as, for example, conservation, floristic patterns.

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Vegetation Biogeography, Neotropics, Applied Ecology, Conservation Ecology, Forest

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