subarid


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subarid

[¦səb′ar·əd]
(climatology)
Pertaining to regions that are moderately or slightly arid.
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In the West and South biogeographical zones and Dry and Subarid bioclimatic zones (Figs 105-107; Tables 1-3; Appendix II).
In the Central and South biogeographical zones and Dry and Subarid bioclimatic zones (Figs 105-107; Tables 1-3; Appendix II).
3[degrees]C, and it is subarid, with little or no water surplus.
In the South and South East biogeographical zones and Subarid bioclimatic zone (Figs 105-107; Tables 1-3; Appendix II).
In the North West, West and South biogeographical zones and Dry and Subarid bioclimatic zones (Figs 105-107; Tables 1-3).
The major biomes exhibit sharp borders, even in the lowlands, and display a remarkable east-west trend in precipitation, from tropical humid to subarid bioclimatic extremes (Fig.
Humidity transported by the eastern trade winds precipitates on the eastern slopes of the eastern mountain chains, which creates a marked rainfall gradient from the tropical humid north-east and east to the subarid south-west of the island (Vences et al.
But the most abundant lizard of the arid and subarid regions of western North America is the side-blotched lizard or ground uta (Uta stansburiana), a small iguanid marked with a black patch behind its rear limbs.
The species has been introduced and become a troublesome weed of crop lands in many subarid regions of the world by distribution of propagules mixed with agricultural exports (Boyd et al.
The range of the baobabs includes the subhumid and subarid regions of tropical Africa, especially Madagascar.