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Kyle W. Tomlinson, Lourens Poorter, Frank J. Sterck, Fabian Borghetti, David Ward, Steven de Bie and Frank van Langevelde Leaf adaptations of evergreen and deciduous trees of semi-arid and humid savannas on three continents Journal of Ecology 101

Article first published online: 22 FEB 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/1365-2745.12056

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Evergreen (E) and deciduous (D) tree species have distinctive leaf traits, but leaf traits change similarly between humid (H) and semi-arid (SA) savannas. Species from the three continents can be distinguished by their leaf traits, reflecting differences in leaf habit abundance and differences in soil fertility. Water stress in savannas may select for rapid adjustment to water conditions and for heat avoidance.

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