Department of Biology

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Henrik Balslev

PalmTraits 1.0, a species-level functional trait database of palms worldwide

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PalmTraits 1.0, a species-level functional trait database of palms worldwide. / Kissling, W. Daniel; Balslev, Henrik; Baker, William J.; Dransfield, John; Göldel, Bastian; Lim, Jun Ying; Onstein, Renske E.; Svenning, Jens Christian.

In: Scientific Data, Vol. 6, No. 1, 178, 24.09.2019.

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Harvard

Kissling, WD, Balslev, H, Baker, WJ, Dransfield, J, Göldel, B, Lim, JY, Onstein, RE & Svenning, JC 2019, 'PalmTraits 1.0, a species-level functional trait database of palms worldwide', Scientific Data, vol. 6, no. 1, 178. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-019-0189-0

APA

Kissling, W. D., Balslev, H., Baker, W. J., Dransfield, J., Göldel, B., Lim, J. Y., Onstein, R. E., & Svenning, J. C. (2019). PalmTraits 1.0, a species-level functional trait database of palms worldwide. Scientific Data, 6(1), [178]. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-019-0189-0

CBE

Kissling WD, Balslev H, Baker WJ, Dransfield J, Göldel B, Lim JY, Onstein RE, Svenning JC. 2019. PalmTraits 1.0, a species-level functional trait database of palms worldwide. Scientific Data. 6(1):Article 178. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-019-0189-0

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Kissling WD, Balslev H, Baker WJ, Dransfield J, Göldel B, Lim JY et al. PalmTraits 1.0, a species-level functional trait database of palms worldwide. Scientific Data. 2019 Sep 24;6(1). 178. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-019-0189-0

Author

Kissling, W. Daniel ; Balslev, Henrik ; Baker, William J. ; Dransfield, John ; Göldel, Bastian ; Lim, Jun Ying ; Onstein, Renske E. ; Svenning, Jens Christian. / PalmTraits 1.0, a species-level functional trait database of palms worldwide. In: Scientific Data. 2019 ; Vol. 6, No. 1.

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