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Table 1 Main characteristics of the four species studied on the Tehuacán-Cuicatlán Biosphere Reserve, state of Puebla, Mexico, in November 2014, indicating the number of individuals studied (n), the density (individuals per 100 m2), the post-fire height (mean, standard deviation, and range; m), the diameter (basal for Dasylirion lucidum, of rosette for A. potatorum, of the body for Echinocactus platyacanthus, and at breast height for Juniperus deppeana [mean and standard deviation; cm]), and the mortality (in percentage of individuals)

From: Plant responses to fire in a Mexican arid shrubland

SpeciesnDensity (plants per 100 m2)Height (m)Height range (m)Diameter (cm)Diameter range (cm)Mortality (%)
Dasyliron lucidum3428.60.91±0.410.32 to 1.8520.4±5.899 to 332.3
Agave potatorum3017.60.27±0.110.05 to 0.4732.7±14.311 to 7010.0
Echinocactus platyacanthusa202.10.67±0.250.21 to 1.4047.8±12.428 to 784.8
Juniperus deppeanab471.84.22±1.470.85 to 6.3022.0±10.75 to 5525.5
  1. aWithin the colonies and patches that it forms
  2. bIn the low valleys where it is found