Plots with dimensions 50 m x 200 m were established in high altitude Restinga Forest of Ecuador near the Yasuni research station. next to the river, with the long side parallel to the river. Smaller 50m x 50 m plots were established in three lower elevation different palm forests. Around 575 trees in the 4 different forest of at least 1 cm of diameter (dbh) were were tagged, and their family, genera and species identified and their dbh measured. Field data included the tree's dbh, tag number, and family, genera and species, and the plot number where it is located.