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Table 2 Taxonomic and biogeographic characteristics of the chosen species in the present study

From: Ecological implications of twentieth century reforestation programs for the urban forests of São Paulo, Brazil: a study based on litterfall and nutrient cycling

Species Family Popular name Geographic origin Status
Eucalyptus spp. Myrtaceae Eucalyptus Australia Exotic
Ligustrum lucidum Oleaceae Japanese privet Japan Exotic
Ficus benjamina Moraceae Fig tree Asia Exotic
Schinus terebinthifolius Anarcadiaceae Brazilian peppertree Brazil Native
Tibouchina granulosa Melastomataceae Purple glory tree Brazil Native