Community-driven skyrise greenery in a dense tropical city provides biodiversity and ecosystem service benefits

Community-driven skyrise greenery in a dense tropical city provides biodiversity and ecosystem... •265 species and cultivars were present across 1.86ha.•10.4% were native species, while 82.2% were exotics.•Provisioning and cultural ecosystem services were delivered by greenery.•Corridors with larger areas and simple geometry had higher abundance of pots.•Informal vertical greenery has the potential to conserve native species. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Landscape and Urban Planning Elsevier

Community-driven skyrise greenery in a dense tropical city provides biodiversity and ecosystem service benefits

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Elsevier
Copyright
Copyright © 2017 Elsevier B.V.
ISSN
0169-2046
eISSN
1872-6062
D.O.I.
10.1016/j.landurbplan.2017.08.014
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Abstract

•265 species and cultivars were present across 1.86ha.•10.4% were native species, while 82.2% were exotics.•Provisioning and cultural ecosystem services were delivered by greenery.•Corridors with larger areas and simple geometry had higher abundance of pots.•Informal vertical greenery has the potential to conserve native species.

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Landscape and Urban PlanningElsevier

Published: Jan 1, 2018

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