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Table 1 Species richness, diversity (H’ = Shannon-Wiener index), dominance and equitability in homegardens of the studied zones

From: Plant management and biodiversity conservation in Náhuatl homegardens of the Tehuacán Valley, Mexico

Environmental zone Home garden Area (m2) Number of plant species Number of individual plants Diversity (H’) Dominance Equitability
CFZ 1 550 68 777 3.071 0.918 0.727
CFZ 2 1400 92 2687 3.041 0.918 0.672
CFZ 3 600 94 1116 3.092 0.884 0.68
CFZ 4 500 73 1384 2.675 0.833 0.623
CFZ 5 1000 89 1364 3.043 0.89 0.678
CFZ 6 2000 57 1184 2.81 0.906 0.695
CFZ 7 900 45 680 2.64 0.874 0.693
CFZ 8 100 66 2058 2.8 0.862 0.668
CFZ 9 400 46 801 3.225 0.944 0.842
CFZ 10 600 35 591 2.703 0.898 0.76
χ   805 66.5 1264 2.91 0.89 0.70
σ   550.98 20.88 662.79 0.21 0.03 0.06
TRFZ 11 400 91 1290 3.153 0.91 0.698
TRFZ 12 150 34 245 2.708 0.892 0.768
TRFZ 13 600 32 644 2.035 0.79 0.587
TRFZ 14 150 11 53 1.878 0.774 0.783
TRFZ 15 200 31 236 2.627 0.884 0.765
TRFZ 16 300 69 969 2.686 0.844 0.634
TRFZ 17 400 58 1587 2.126 0.783 0.523
TRFZ 18 250 47 736 2.308 0.817 0.599
TRFZ 19 600 39 1062 2.129 0.802 0.581
TRFZ 20 450 49 1420 2.195 0.795 0.564
χ   350 46.10 824.20 2.38 0.83 0.65
σ   168.33 22.48 532.06 0.39 0.05 0.10
TDFZ 21 500 43 574 2.801 0.898 0.744
TDFZ 22 600 37 444 2.578 0.857 0.713
TDFZ 23 250 14 47 2.427 0.895 0.919
TDFZ 24 200 34 2452 2.217 0.846 0.628
TDFZ 25 100 37 281 2.508 0.853 0.694
TDFZ 26 250 29 254 2.807 0.914 0.833
TDFZ 27 150 45 175 3.208 0.939 0.842
TDFZ 28 250 63 3933 1.966 0.768 0.474
TDFZ 29 400 19 1508 1.029 0.421 0.349
TDFZ 30 300 46 3537 1.007 0.35 0.262
χ   300 36.70 1320.50 2.25 0.77 0.65
σ   156.35 14.07 1473.13 0.73 0.21 0.22
  1. CFZ = Cloud Forest Zone; TRFZ = Tropical Rainforest Zone; TDFZ = Tropical Dry Forest Zone.