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Table 3 List of tree species classified in order of abundance for each group

From: Predicting the dynamics of a native Araucaria forest using a distance-independent individual tree-growth model

Scientific name Family \( \overline{\Delta d} \) Maxa DBH N · ha–1a
Group 1 – Understory
Coussarea contracta (Walp.) Müll.Arg. Rubiaceae 0.215 30.56 16.6
Myrcia hebepetala DC. Myrtaceae 0.199 31.26 8.52
Myrcia splendens (Sw.) DC. Myrtaceae 0.133 25.78 6.12
Allophylus edulis (A.St.-Hil. et al.) Hieron. ex Niederl. Sapindaceae 0.146 24.67 4.56
Curitiba prismatica (D.Legrand) Salywon & Landrum Myrtaceae 0.192 31.19 3.88
Picrasma crenata (Vell.) Eichler Simaroubaceae 0.224 29.06 2.08
Casearia lasiophylla Eichler Salicaceae 0.182 23.11 1.24
Myrciaria delicatula (DC.) O.Berg Myrtaceae 0.207 31.67 1.20
Allophylus petiolulatus Radlk. Sapindaceae 0.189 19.10 0.96
Xylosma ciliatifolia (Clos) Eichler Salicaceae 0.120 17.92 0.72
Banara tomentosa Clos Salicaceae 0.087 16.23 0.24
Myrciaria tenella (DC.) O.Berg Myrtaceae - 10.82 0.24
Sebastiania commersoniana (Baill.) L.B.Sm. & Downs Euphorbiaceae 0.120 21.17 0.20
Solanum sanctaecatharinae Dunal Solanaceae 0.212 17.09 0.20
Maytenus officinalis Mabb. Celastraceae 0.187 21.33 0.20
Picramnia parvifolia Engl. Picramniaceae 0.246 18.62 0.20
Eugenia uniflora L. Myrtaceae 0.148 14.16 0.16
Eugenia pluriflora DC. Myrtaceae 0.075 15.92 0.12
Annona sylvatica A.St.-Hil. Annonaceae 0.126 16.23 0.08
Solanum bullatum Vell. Solanaceae 0.228 17.63 0.08
Myrcia lajeana D.Legrand Myrtaceae 0.100 15.28 0.08
Myrcia guianensis (Aubl.) DC. Myrtaceae 0.111 19.58 0.08
Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck. Rutaceae 0.147 12.10 0.08
Campomanesia guazumifolia (Cambess.) O.Berg Myrtaceae 0.129 19.89 0.08
Myrceugenia miersiana (Gardner) D.Legrand & Kausel Myrtaceae 0.177 11.94 0.04
Casearia gossypiosperma Briq. Salicaceae 0.191 15.66 0.04
Strychnos brasiliensis (Spreng.) Mart. Loganiaceae 0.120 12.10 0.04
Actinostemon concolor (Spreng.) Müll.Arg. Euphorbiaceae - 10.50 0.04
Baccharis semisserata DC. Asteraceae - 13.20 0.04
Blepharocalyx salicifolius (Kunth) O.Berg Myrtaceae - 10.12 0.04
Cordyline spectabilis Kunth & Bouché Asparagaceae - 12.09 0.04
Gomidesia affinis (Cambess.) D. Legrand Myrtaceae - 11.36 0.04
Trichilia elegans A.Juss. Meliaceae   10.34 0.04
Group 2 - Subcanopy
Ocotea odorifera (Vell.) Rohwer Lauraceae 0.141 56.34 49.84
Ilex paraguariensis A.St.-Hil. Aquifoliaceae 0.199 43.77 47.40
Casearia decandra Jacq. Salicaceae 0.181 45.96 28.24
Syagrus romanzoffiana (Cham.) Glassman Arecaceae 0.092 36.29 16.88
Myrsine umbellata Mart. Myrsinaceae 0.132 35.97 15.36
Casearia sylvestris Sw. Salicaceae 0.275 34.06 11.2
Ilex theezans Mart. ex Reissek Aquifoliaceae 0.118 40.11 9.68
Prunus myrtifolia (L.) Urb. Rosaceae 0.176 37.91 8.92
Dalbergia brasiliensis Vogel Fabaceae 0.141 38.04 8.48
Eugenia involucrata DC. Myrtaceae 0.217 37.72 5.68
Myrciaria floribunda (H.West ex Willd.) O.Berg Myrtaceae 0.150 35.01 5.28
Casearia obliqua Spreng. Salicaceae 0.206 61.43 5.12
Chrysophyllum gonocarpum (Mart. & Eichler) Engl. Sapotaceae 0.234 36.92 3.52
Jacaranda micrantha Cham. Bignoniaceae 0.172 39.31 3.12
Machaerium stipitatum (DC.) Vogel Fabaceae 0.179 42.88 2.64
Drimys brasiliensis Miers Winteraceae 0.191 40.43 2.12
Cupania vernalis Cambess. Sapindaceae 0.169 40.27 1.80
Inga virescens Benth. Fabaceae 0.259 33.96 1.48
Ilex dumosa Reissek Aquifoliaceae 0.127 27.76 1.12
Chrysophyllum marginatum (Hook. & Arn.) Radlk. Sapotaceae 0.251 26.74 1.08
Sapium glandulosum (L.) Morong Euphorbiaceae 0.106 27.53 0.96
Lafoensia pacari A.St.-Hil. Lythraceae 0.191 40.74 0.84
Rudgea jasminoides (Cham.) Müll.Arg.     0.76
Cassia leptophylla Vogel Fabaceae 0.146 31.04 0.72
Zanthoxylum kleinii (R.S.Cowan) P.G.Waterman Rutaceae 0.208 31.96 0.44
Ilex brevicuspis Reissek Aquifoliaceae 0.193 29.98 0.36
Ficus enormis Mart. ex Miq. Moraceae 0.123 28.97 0.20
Aegiphila integrifolia (Jacq.) B.D.Jackson Lamiaceae 0.193 25.46 0.16
Vitex megapotamica (Spreng.) Moldenke Lamiaceae 0.103 32.31 0.08
Erythroxylum deciduum A.St.-Hil. Erythroxylaceae 0.212 25.62 0.04
Maytenus grandiflora Reissek Celastraceae 0.159 27.06 0.04
Handroanthus albus (Cham.) Mattos Bignoniaceae 0.014 33.42 0.04
Drimys angustifolia Miers Winteraceae - 10.18 0.04
Myrsine guianensis (Aubl.) Kuntze Myrsinaceae - 10.12 0.04
Ocotea pulchella (Nees & Mart.) Mez Lauraceae - 14.00 0.04
Randia ferox DC. Rubiaceae - 12.25 0.04
Symplocos tenuifolia Brand Symplocaceae - 11.87 0.04
Symplocos uniflora (Pohl) Benth. Symplocaceae - 19.19 0.04
Group 3 – Upp. canopy shade tolerant
Nectandra grandiflora Nees Lauraceae 0.213 64.14 32.64
Nectandra megapotamica (Spreng.) Mez Lauraceae 0.232 73.53 15.72
Matayba elaeagnoides Radlk. Sapindaceae 0.180 61.02 14.68
Cinnamodendron dinisii Schwacke Canellaceae 0.177 55.70 11.60
Clethra scabra Pers. Clethraceae 0.246 54.75 4.04
Sloanea hirsuta (Schott) Planch. ex Benth. Elaeocarpaceae 0.179 59.84 4.00
Styrax leprosus Hook. & Arn. Styracaceae 0.263 47.75 3.80
Vernonanthura petiolaris (DC.) H.Rob. Asteraceae 0.258 46.31 1.60
Plinia cauliflora (Mart.) Kausel Myrtaceae 0.282 33.42 1.56
Ocotea corymbosa (Meisn.) Mez Lauraceae 0.214 48.06 1.16
Zanthoxylum rhoifolium Lam. Rutaceae 0.185 46.63 1.00
Lithrea molleoides (Vell.) Engl. Anacardiaceae 0.183 73.53 0.84
Roupala montana Aubl. Proteaceae 0.198 49.66 0.80
Persea major L.E.Kopp Lauraceae 0.217 49.97 0.64
Luehea divaricata Mart. Malvaceae 0.174 38.67 0.48
Cinnamomum amoenum (Nees & Mart.) Kosterm. Lauraceae 0.225 40.43 0.28
Myrsine coriacea (Sw.) R.Br. ex Roem. & Schult. Myrsinaceae 0.103 36.35 0.20
Lamanonia ternata Vell. Cunoniaceae 0.155 43.93 0.20
Quillaja brasiliensis (A.St.-Hil. & Tul.) Mart. Quillajaceae 0.175 42.97 0.20
Eugenia pyriformis Cambess. Myrtaceae 0.228 43.61 0.12
Group 4 – Upper canopy light demanding
Cedrela fissilis Vell. Meliaceae 0.348 82.60 14.52
Ocotea puberula (Rich.) Nees Lauraceae 0.299 86.58 12.60
Ocotea diospyrifolia (Meisn.) Mez Lauraceae 0.271 69.07 8.88
Campomanesia xanthocarpa (Mart.) O.Berg Myrtaceae 0.290 49.66 5.84
Cinnamomum sellowianum (Nees & Mart. ex Nees) Kosterm. Lauraceae 0.288 53.00 2.12
Diatenopteryx sorbifolia Radlk. Sapindaceae 0.358 52.20 1.56
Laplacea fruticosa (Schrad.) Kobuski Theaceae 0.310 49.34 1.08
Schefflera morototoni (Aubl.) Maguire et al. Araliaceae 0.385 46.95 0.88
Parapiptadenia rigida (Benth.) Brenan Fabaceae 0.481 84.13 0.80
Ocotea indecora (Schott) Mez Lauraceae 0.295 34.85 0.60
Cabralea canjerana (Vell.) Mart. Meliaceae 0.361 52.84 0.52
Cryptocarya aschersoniana Mez Lauraceae 0.366 54.62 0.32
Cedrela lilloi C.DC. Meliaceae 1.000 35.97 0.04
Group 5 - Pioneers
Psychotria vellosiana Benth. Rubiaceae 0.483 52.52 4.40
Vernonanthura discolor (Spreng.) H.Rob. Asteraceae 0.369 34.38 1.36
Piptocarpha angustifolia Dusén Asteraceae 0.504 42.34 1.32
Piptocarpha axillaris (Less.) Baker Asteraceae 0.456 31.19 0.48
Albizia edwallii (Hoehne) Barneby & J.W.Grimes Fabaceae 0.341 21.20 0.28
Mimosa scabrella Benth. Fabaceae 0.504 45.55 0.20
Anadenanthera colubrina (Vell.) Brenan Fabaceae 0.619 110.45 0.20
Rudgea jasminoides (Cham.) Müll.Arg. Rubiaceae 0.305 21.65 0.16
Cinnamomum glaziovii (Mez) Kosterm. Lauraceae 0.491 23.24 0.04
Sorocea bonplandii (Baill.) W.C.Burger et al. Moraceae 0.364 12.73 0.04
Ormosia arborea (Vell.) Harms Fabaceae 0.389 16.36 0.04
Solanum pseudoquina A.St.-Hil. Solanaceae 0.470 14.26 0.04
Symplocos tetrandra Mart. ex Miq. Symplocaceae 0.382 18.62 0.04
Lonchocarpus muehlbergianus Hassl. Fabaceae 0.619 22.60 0.04
Group 6 - Emergents
Araucaria angustifolia (Bertol.) Kuntze Araucariaceae 0.417 121.44 41.32
Ocotea porosa (Nees & Mart.) Barroso Lauraceae 0.376 155.97 18.76
  1. \( \overline{\Delta d} \) = mean diameter increment (cm · yr–1), Max. DBH = largest stem (DBH) recorded for each tree species
  2. aData collected in 2011, hyphen (-) on diameter increment column indicates that the tree species recruited in 2011, and therefore growth data is not available