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montane forests
Subject Category
K Forest Science and Forest Products
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Definition
The biogeographic zone made up of relatively moist cool upland slopes below timberline that is characterized by large evergreen trees as a dominant life form.
Definition Source
Burns, Russell M. and Barbara H. Honkala, tech. coords. Silvics of North America, vol 2. Hardwoods; Glossary. Agriculture handbook no. 654. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, 1990
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/7014.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/7014
Used For
alpine forests
mountain forests
Broader Term
forests
Narrower Term
tropical montane cloud forests
Related Term
upland forests
Spanish
bosques montanos
Term Number
7014