Extended Data Table 1 Characteristics of the floristic groups

From: Unveiling African rainforest composition and vulnerability to global change

  1. For each floristic group, information is provided on the three most abundant families (Angiosperm Phylogeny Group (APG) III classification, except for the subfamilies Caesalpiniaceae and Mimosaceae, which were considered here independently owing to their different ecological strategies), the five most representative taxa (that is, taxa having the highest A score of the Dufrêne and Legendre index100), the total area (km2) covered by each group, the percentage of the area covered by protected areas (PA) and dedicated to logging activities (Logging), the mean probability of being affected by human activities (Phum, this study) and the mean value of the three climatic components (CCs) that best explain the current distribution of central African trees (this study).