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montane

[män′tān]
(ecology)
Of, pertaining to, or being the biogeographic zone composed of moist, cool slopes below the timberline and having evergreen trees as the dominant life-form.
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Three main phytophysiognomies were studied along the pedogeomorphological gradient: i) herbaceous campo rupestre on Typical Dystrophic Regolithic Neosol; ii) scrubs on Umbric Dystrophic Tb Haplic Cambisol; and iii) montane forest patch (capao florestal) on Typical Dystrophic Tb Fluvic Neosol.
The lower montane evergreen broad-leaved forest (LMEB) occurs mainly at an elevation between 900 m-2200 m in southern and southwestern Yunnan.
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In turn, the most remarkable increase was in montane grasslands, which had a nearly 10-fold increase in one decade (these two changes correspond almost to the hectare with one another).
Chapter 3 finally introduces "montane ash forests" or "mountain ash forests".
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They also selected for the Lower Montane Riparian ecological system, and they avoided all others.
Snowdonia's montane heath is sometimes said to be inferior to that in Cairngorm or in the high Arctic.
Oak Mountain State Park (OMSP) in Pelham, Alabama, preserves portions of the montane longleaf pine ecosystem (MLPE).
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