cloud forest

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cloud forest

[′klau̇d ‚fär·əst]
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The monsoon evergreen broadleaved forest is a tropical montane evergreen broad-leaved forest based on its habitats, physiognomy and floristic composition (Zhu et al., 2005), while the mid-montane wet evergreen broad-leaved forest on upper mountains has been likened to cloud forests or mossy forests of Asia (Shi et al., 2009, Zhu et al., 2016).
Pulag has three landmarks: The pine forest, the mossy forest, and the grassland, an area covered with dwarf bamboos.
When we reached an elevation of about 1,800 meters we were in the mossy forest. The mosses were everywhere, even covering the ground.
The park, which straddles five towns in the provinces of Benguet, Ifugao and Nueva Vizcaya, is home to rare animals, like the cloud rat, which thrive in the mossy forest. The Luzon shrew is known to populate the grassland summit.
It inhabits mossy forest at elevations of between 500 and 1,200 meters.
Mossy forest characterized by small-stunted trees occurs approaching the peak.
The rare cloud rat was rediscovered thriving near the mountain's mossy forest region.
About 90 hectares of mossy forest at the plateau had been fenced to protect it from expanding gardens, Pawid said.
The complaint was filed by Aida Joseph, protected area superintendent, against 13 members of Montalban Riders Association, who reportedly drove through the mossy forest in Purgatory in October last year.
This bird species is confined in mossy forest 1,000 meters above sea level where it may forage at all heights within the forest.