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Table 1 Minimum values of A, E, Dm and Dis for both Archipelagos

From: Comparing the two Greek archipelagos plant species diversity and endemism patterns highlight the importance of isolation and precipitation as biodiversity drivers

  All islands Islands with Greek endemics Islands with Regional endemics Islands with single-island endemics Islands with threatened species
Ae Ion Ae Ion Ae Ion Ae Ion Ae Ion
Number of islands 210 31 144 10 65 8 18 4 116 20
A (ha) 0.04 1.3 0.09 118 0.125 426 462 3000 0.10 1.3
E (m) 2 12 3 22 6 421 27 230 4 12
Di (km) 0.03 1 0.04 1 0.04 1 5.4 1 0.040 1
Dm (km) 0.108 0.5 0.108 0.5 0.108 0.5 0.108 0.5 0.108 0.5
Total species richness 1 33 4 203 16 203 275 419 5 33
  1. Ae = Aegean, Ion = Ionian.
  2. A = Island area, E = Maximum elevation, Dis = Distance from other inhabited islands for islands and islets, Dm = Distance from the mainland.